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 Vineet K. Srivastava.Analyzing Parabolic Profile Path for Underwater Towed-Cable[J].Journal of Marine Science and Application,2014,(2):185-192.[doi:10.1007/s11804-014-1240-3]
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Analyzing Parabolic Profile Path for Underwater Towed-Cable


Analyzing Parabolic Profile Path for Underwater Towed-Cable
Vineet K. Srivastava
Vineet K. Srivastava
ISRO Telemetry, Tracking and Command Network (ISTRAC), Bangalore 560058, India
underwater towed-cable underwater towed system parabolic profile central implicit finite-difference method Newton’s method offshore activities
This article discusses the dynamic state analysis of underwater towed-cable when tow-ship changes its speed in a direction making parabolic profile path. A three-dimensional model of underwater towed system is studied. The established governing equations for the system have been solved using the central implicit finite-difference method. The obtained difference non-linear coupled equations are solved by Newton’s method and satisfactory results were achieved. The solution of this problem has practical importance in the estimation of dynamic loading and motion, and hence it is directly applicable to the enhancement of safety and the effectiveness of the offshore activities.


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