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2016

Experimental study on a 3-dimensional hydro-elastic deformation of "underwater platform" with multi-towers in waves

Haneda, K., Murai, M. & Yamanoi, J. 2016 Ocean Space Utilization; Ocean Renewable Energy. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 6

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Experiments
Buoys
Elastic deformation
Offshore wind turbines
Mooring
2015

Comparison of weathervane performance between two types of FOWT systems moored to SPM

Iijima, K., Nihei, Y., Kuroda, Y. & Murai, M. 2015 Ocean Space Utilization. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 6

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Single point mooring
Offshore wind turbines
Equations of motion
Mooring
Power generation

Coupled motion response of a moored floating body in breaking a mooring line in Waves

Murai, M. & Suyama, N. 2015 Proceedings of the International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference. International Society of Offshore and Polar Engineers, Vol. 2015-January, p. 1453-1460 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Mooring
Hydrodynamics
Computer simulation

Experimental study on a motion of "underwater platform" including hydro-elastic deformation in waves

Murai, M., Yamanoi, J., Haneda, K. & Abe, Y. 2015 Ocean Space Utilization. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 6

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Experiments
Offshore wind turbines
Elastic deformation
Computer simulation
Water
2 Citations

Hydrodynamic modelling of marine renewable energy devices: A state of the art review

Day, A. H., Babarit, A., Fontaine, A., He, Y. P., Kraskowski, M., Murai, M., Penesis, I., Salvatore, F. & Shin, H. K. 2015 Aug 24 In : Ocean Engineering. 108, p. 46-69 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ship model tanks
Hydrodynamics
Offshore wind turbines
Testing
Takeoff
2014

A comparative study of motion performance of four different FOWT designs in combined wind and wave loads

Nihei, Y., Iijima, K., Murai, M. & Ikoma, T. 2014 Jan 1 Proceedings of the International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering - OMAE. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 7

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Offshore wind turbines
Single point mooring
Mooring
Maintainability
Wind turbines

Second-order resonance among an array of two rows of vertical circular cylinders

Kagemoto, H., Murai, M. & Fujii, T. 2014 Jan 1 In : Applied Ocean Research. 47, p. 192-198 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Circular cylinders
2013

A study on non-linear response of moored floating body considering dynamic motion of mooring lines

Nonaka, K., Murai, M. & Nagamine, A. 2013 Dec 1 Proceedings of the International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering - OMAE. Vol. 3, V003T05A011

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Offshore structures
Mooring
Tension-leg platforms
Wind turbines

Conceptual design of a single-point-Moored FOWT and tank test for its motion characteristics

Iijima, K., Kawai, M., Nihei, Y., Murai, M. & Ikoma, T. 2013 Proceedings of the International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering - OMAE. Vol. 8, V008T09A079

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Offshore wind turbines
Single point mooring
Conceptual design
Wind turbines
Transfer functions

Designing process and motion characteristics of spar type offshore wind turbines

Nihei, Y., Ikoma, T., Kozen, M., Sato, F., Murai, M. & Iijima, K. 2013 Dec 1 Proceedings of the International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering - OMAE. Vol. 3, V003T05A025

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Offshore wind turbines
Mooring
Wind turbines
Gases
4 Citations

Dynamic interaction of parallel moving ships in close proximity

Islam, M. R. & Murai, M. 2013 Sep 1 In : Journal of Marine Science and Application. 12, 3, p. 261-271 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ships
Hydrodynamics
Froude number
Green's function

Investigations into motion characteristics of a multi-column type FOWT in waves and winds

Murai, M., Takei, M., Saeki, H., Nihei, Y., Iijima, K. & Ikoma, T. 2013 Dec 1 Proceedings of the International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering - OMAE. Vol. 3, V003T05A022

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Experiments

New design proposal for the TLP type offshore wind turbines

Nihei, Y., Matsuura, M., Murai, M., Iijima, K. & Ikoma, T. 2013 Dec 1 Proceedings of the International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering - OMAE. Vol. 3, V003T05A026

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Tension-leg platforms
Offshore wind turbines
Gases
Costs
Turbines