Webinar: Introduction to hydrodynamic analysis in offshore engineering
Learn about the key aspects you need to keep in mind when doing a hydrodynamic analysis
Sesam for floating structures
Hydrodynamics is an integral part of the analysis of any offshore structure. The results from the hydrodynamic analysis itself provides important design information, e.g. for investigation of air-gap, accelerations and sectional loads.
It provides the loads due to the waves and wave-induced motions, which can be used as input to the structural analysis.
The hydrodynamic characteristics of the structure are important to account for in a coupled analysis, combining e.g. the effects of waves, wind, current, mooring lines, risers and wind turbines.
Basic equations and introduction to Potential theory
Torgeir Vada has been working in DNV GL since 1985, when he achieved a PhD in Hydrodynamics from the University of Oslo. He has worked with Sesam since 1997, first as a developer and then in various line manager positions. He currently holds a position as Product Manager for Floating Structures.