Chapter3 USINGWAMIT Atypical application of the standard **WAMIT** program V6 or V6PCwillconsist of (a) preparing appropriate input files; (b) running **WAMIT**; and (c) using the resulting output files.

**WAMIT** R USER MANUAL Versions6.4,6.4PC, 6.3S, 6.3S-PC This UserManual has been prepared for users of **WAMIT** Version 6.4, including the source-code Version 6.4, and the PC executable Version 6.4PC, and the second-order extension V6.3S.

Geometry Modeling Low Order Geometry Discretization with quadrilateral panels Quantities are computed at the centroid holes between panels do not affect the solution triangles are written as quadrilaterals convergence based on # of panels 19 **Wamit** Training

Chapter 4 The First-Order Solution 4.1 First Order Solution from **WAMIT** The first order problem is solved in the frequency domain for a circular cylinder of constant radius and for the Draugen 'monotower' platform.

1.2 Coordinate Systems used by Hydrodynamic Codes The coordinate systems for **WAMIT**, ShipXand Octopus Sewayaredeflned below. 1.2.1 **WAMIT** CO coincideswith the global coordinate system in **WAMIT**.

**WAMIT**-MOSES Hydrodynamic Analysis Comparison Study J. Ray McDermott Engineering, LLC July 2000 2 Table of Contents Summary 1. Introduction ..... 4 2.

These include: **Wamit** 6.2 - frequency domain diffraction/ radiation code used to calculate wave interactions with offshore structures or vessels **Wamit** 6.1s - module used to provide the complete solution of the second-order nonlinear problem TimeFloat - fully-coupled time-domain response of floating systems with ...

From Vessel Body Plan to MSS y 1. Body plan (general arrangement)-Drawing can be scanned and digitalized manually-Geometry file: AutoCad ShipX **Wamit** Napaetc Geometry file: AutoCad, ShipX, **Wamit**, Napa, etc. 2.

... for Semi-submersible, TLP and Spar ■ Floating Structure Hydrodynamic Loading to Structure Mapping Program ■ Plated Structure Buckling Check Program ■ Plated Structure Fatigue Life Analysis Program The software technology we utilize includes: ■ StruCAD ■ SACS ■ GRLWEAP ■ ANSYS ■ HARP ■ MOSES ■ **WAMIT** ■ ...

order diffraction wave theory (such as **WAMIT**) and/or the Morison Equation. In the case of a spar, both potential and drag wave loads are computed