1.5.4. Effect of Small Scale Structures on Wave Force

The theories of ocean waves that can be used to calculate the velocity and acceleration components along the x, y, and z axes for seawater particle motion have been analyzed.
The size of the structure has an important impact on the wave force acting on engineering structures, so it needs to be studied as well. The following will first introduce the wave force acting on a small-scale structure.

1.5.4.1. Morison Equation and Its Application

For small-scale offshore structures, the Morison equation is usually used to calculate the wave force. It can be assumed that the structure does not exist in the ocean if it is a small-scale vertical isolated pile, and when the pile is not inserted in the wave, ...

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