A Study on Moored Floating Body using Non-linear FEM Analysis

  • Ku, Namkug (Department of the Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering, Dong-Eui University)
  • Received : 2018.01.24
  • Accepted : 2018.03.18
  • Published : 2018.03.31


In this study, the behavior of the coupled mooring system and floating body is analyzed. The related works are introduced for the mooring analysis of the floating body. Equations motion are introduced for calculating mooring force connected with the floating body. For formulating the equations of motion, the concept of the constrained force is applied for compact expression of it. The input and output data of the module for calculating mooring force is defined. The static analysis and quasi-static analysis are performed. For the analysis, equilibrium equation for elastic catenary mooring line is used by employing finite element method, and the C# solver is developed in this research. The analysis results are validated by comparing with other research results.



Grant : Development of Core Installation Technologies for Float-over and Dual Crane Methods

Supported by : Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries


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