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Are the viscous hydrodynamic forces and the nonlinear viscous hydrodynamic forces applied on offshor

  1. Oct 30, 2014 #1
    Are the viscous hydrodynamic forces and the nonlinear viscous hydrodynamic forces applied on offshore platform in the ocean? The platform is fixed.
     
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  3. Oct 30, 2014 #2
    Just to expand on your question, there would be wave action and ocean currents acting upon the platform.
     
  4. Oct 30, 2014 #3
    Thank you! So,wave action and ocean currents acting upon the platform produce the viscous hydrodynamic forces and the nonlinear viscous hydrodynamic forces?
     
  5. Oct 31, 2014 #4
    Are you building a marine platform? Or a wind turbine out in the ocean?
    Environmental forces on a platform would be that resulting from mainly water and wind action.
    I am not sure how far of an answer you want with this, as it is a very complicated subject, as you would likely find out by searching on the web for viscous hydrodynamic forces on offshore platforms, or something similar.
     
  6. Oct 31, 2014 #5
    Thanks for your answer!
     
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