Journal of Hydrodynamics

, Volume 18, Issue 1, pp 377–384 | Cite as

Hydrodynamics in deepwater TLP tendon design

  • Tao Wang
  • Jun Zou
Session B6


This paper introduces hydrodynamic aspects of in-place TLP tendon design and analysis with emphases on TLP hull/tendon/riser coupled dynamic analysis; tendon Mathieu instability; tendon springing and ringing responses; tendon bottom tension slacking due to wave overtopping; and tendon vortex induced vibration (VIV).

Key words

TLP hull/tendon/riser coupled dynamic analysis Mathieu instability springing and ringing tension slacking wave overtopping VIV 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Houston Offshore EngineeringHoustonUSA

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