Wave excitation test

Discussion in 'Boat Design' started by floating, May 18, 2011.

  1. floating
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    floating Junior Member

    For wave tank testing of a floating structure, I need to understand what a wave excitation test is, and how the test data is analyzed to extract hydrodynamic coefficients vs. frequency. Can someone point me to a reference or give a basic explanation?
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