By employing the method of bimodal spectral simulations, a series of experiments were performed on a 266,000 m3 LNG ship moored to an island berth in mixed waves. In the physical model experiments, a special effort was made to investigate how changing wave conditions affect the motion responses of the mooring ship in mixed waves. Therefore, this paper mainly engages in the analysis of such effects resulted from wave condition changes of mixed waves from such perspectives as the distribution of high- and low-frequency energy, the periodic changes of low-frequency swells, the wave-height changes of low-frequency swells, and the wave-height changes of high-frequency wind waves.
Shi, Xian-ying; Yang, Yang; Zhang, Ning-chuan; and Huang, Yu-xin
"EXPERIMENTAL STUDY ON THE MOTIONS OF A MOORING SHIP IN MIXED WAVES,"
Journal of Marine Science and Technology: Vol. 21:
4, Article 10.
Available at: https://jmstt.ntou.edu.tw/journal/vol21/iss4/10