WHOI Cable v2.0 : time domain numerical simulation of moored and towed oceanographic systems
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This report describes version 2.0 of a numerical program for analyzing the statics and dynamics of cable structures commonly encountered in oceanographic engineering practice. The numerical program, WHOI Cable, features a nonlinear solver that includes the effects of geometric and material nonlinearities, bending stiffness for seamless modeling of slack cables, and a model for the interaction of cable segments with the seafloor. The program solves both surface and subsurface single- and multi-point mooring problems, systems with both ends anchored on the bottom, and towing and drifter problems. Forcing includes waves, current, wind, ship speed, and pay-out of cable. The programs that make-up WHOI Cable run under Unix and Windows. There is familiar graphical interface available for Windows platforms. The report includes detailed instructions for formulating problem input files and running the programs.
Suggested CitationTechnical Report: Gobat, Jason I., Grosenbaugh, Mark A., "WHOI Cable v2.0 : time domain numerical simulation of moored and towed oceanographic systems", 2000-07, DOI:10.1575/1912/63, https://hdl.handle.net/1912/63
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