Vol 1, No 1 (2019)

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S Surendran, G L Manjunath, S K Lee

Article ID: 1
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Abstract:Preventive maintenance is an accepted practice in engineering to keep the structural reliability of ship hulls at the highest possible level. Designers ensure a longer period in between the consecutive maintenance of ship hull parts to optimize expenditure. This is relevant in view of the difficulty...
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S. Surendran, S. K Lee

Article ID: 2
Views - 277  (Abstract) PDF - 166  (Download)
Abstract:A ship manoeuvring problem is solved using an algorithm built on fuzzy logic. The manoeuvring model for a design ship is coded in C++ and the results are presented here. A bulk carrier is assumed as design ship for a newly setting up harbor along the east coast of India. The harbor mouth is 25 km aw...
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G L Manjunath, S Surendran

Article ID: 3
Views - 242  (Abstract) PDF - 139  (Download)
Abstract:Tropical waters are with more salinity and harbor millions of micro organisms. Such environmental condition challenges the strength and reliability of marine structures. The behaviour of structural materials due to pitting and uniform corrosion is studied, and a method based on coating is suggested ...
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Sivabalan Ponnappan, Surendran Sankunny

Article ID: 4
Views - 200  (Abstract) PDF - 188  (Download)
Abstract: Moonpools are openings right through the hull from continuous deck to bottom of the ship, allowing equipment or mini-submarines to be put into the water at a location on the vessel with minimum ship motion. Open moonpools in a drillship are causing additional resistance when the ship is in forwar...
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M Vishnu, S Surendran

Article ID: 5
Views - 210  (Abstract) PDF - 237  (Download)
Abstract:Wind energy is considered one of the most promising alternative energy sources against the conventional fossil fuels. However, the deployment of these structures in deep-water for better power production is considered as a complex task. This also has raised the issue regarding selection of appropria...
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