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Surface-surface intersection with validated error bounds
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2005)
This thesis presents a robust method for tracing intersection curve segments between continuous rational parametric surfaces, typically rational polynomial parametric surface patches. Using a validated ordinary differential ...
Vortex-induced vibration of marine risers : motion and force reconstruction from field and experimental data
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008)
Vortex-induced vibration (VIV) of long flexible cylindrical structures enduring ocean currents is ubiquitous in the offshore industry. Though significant effort has gone into understanding this complicated fluid-structure ...
A comparative study of maritime operations in India
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007)
This thesis studies the maritime sector of India, specifically using China as a basis for comparison. Chinese economic impact is studied under the two major headings: the effective use of non-living and living resources. ...