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Experimental Data of a Floating Cylinder in a Wave Tank: Comparison Solid and Water Ballast

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School of Engineering, Institute for Energy Systems, FloWave Ocean Energy Research Facility, The University of Edinburgh, Max Born Crescent, Edinburgh EH9 3BF, UK
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Unit of Hydraulic Engineering, University of Innsbruck, Technikerstraße 13, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
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Data 2019, 4(4), 146; https://doi.org/10.3390/data4040146
Received: 6 November 2019 / Accepted: 18 November 2019 / Published: 21 November 2019
The experimental set-up allows for the comparison of two different ballast options of a floating cylinder in a wave tank. Four different internal water drafts are tested as well as an equivalent solid ballast option. The model is excited by regular waves, which are characterised with five wave gauges in front of the floating cylinder and two behind. Additionally, the time series of the six-degree freedom response of the floating structure is made available. Regular waves with an initial amplitude of 0.05 m and frequencies over the range 0.3 to 1.1 Hz are investigated. This results in a wide range of different responses of the floating structure as well as very big rotations of up to 20 degrees. This dataset allows for identification of the influence caused by the sloshing of the interior water volume and can be used to validate numerical models of fluid–structure–fluid interaction. View Full-Text
Keywords: floating cylinder; water-filled; motion capturing; wave tank; wave gauges; fluid-structure-interaction floating cylinder; water-filled; motion capturing; wave tank; wave gauges; fluid-structure-interaction
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Gabl, R.; Davey, T.; Nixon, E.; Steynor, J.; Ingram, D.M. Experimental Data of a Floating Cylinder in a Wave Tank: Comparison Solid and Water Ballast. Data 2019, 4, 146.

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