Engineering Mathematics for Marine Applications

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Selected Conference Publications

  • Hayatdavoodi, M., Riggs, H.R. and Ertekin, R.C. (2024), ``On Wave-Current-Wind Loads on Floating Offshore Wind Turbines,''  Proc. 43rd Int. Conf. on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Eng., ASME, OMAE 2024, Abstract # OMAE2024-131711, June, Singapore.
  • Chen, Y.B., Hayatdavoodi, M., Zhao, B.B. and Ertekin, R.C. (2024) ``Wave-current impact on submerged, horizontal plates,'' Proc. 43rd Int. Conf. on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Eng., ASME, OMAE 2024, Abstract # OMAE2024-131712, June, Singapore.
  • Kostikov, V.K., Hayatdavoodi, M. and Ertekin, R.C. (2024), ``Nonlinear wave diffraction by an uneven viscoelastic seafloor,'' Proc. 39th Int. Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies , IWWWFB, April 14-17 2024, St. Andrews, Scotland.
  • Duan, S.L., Zhao, B.B., Hayatdavoodi, M., Ertekin, R.C. (2024), ``Three-dimensional directional focused wave by the HLIGN theory,'' Proc. 39th Int. Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodie,  WWWFB, April 14-17 2024, St. Andrews, Scotland.
  • Chen, Y.B., Hayatdavoodi, M., Zhao, B.B., Ertekin, R.C. (2023),``Wave Attenuation by Submerged Oscillating Plates,'' Proc. 42nd Int. Conf. on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Eng., ASME, OMAE 2023, paper # OMAE2023-105070, June, Melbourne, Australia, 10pp.
  • Wang, Z., Zhang, T.Y., Zhao, B.B., Duan, W.Y., Hayatdavoodi, M., and Ertekin, R.C. (2023), ``On development of an efficient High-Level Green-Naghdi model for large amplitude internal waves in deep waters,'' Proc. 38th Int. Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies (IWWWFB), May 7--10, 2023, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.
  • Lamei, A., Li, S. , Hayatdavoodi, M., Riggs, H.R.  and Ertekin, R.C. (2023), ``Wave-current interaction with floating bodies: Experiments and computations,'' Proc. 38th Int. Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies,  IWWWFB, May 7--10, 2023, Ann Arbor.
  • Kostikov, V.K., Hayatdavoodi, M. and Ertekin, R.C. (2023), ``On the propagation of nonlinear waves over a viscoelastic foundation,'' Proc. 38th Int. Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies,  IWWWFB, May 7--10, 2023, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.
  • Chen, Y.B., Hayatdavoodi, M., Zhao, B.B. and Ertekin, R.C. (2023), ``Waves generated by horizontally oscillating bottom disturbances,'' Proc. 38th Int. Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, IWWWFB, May 7--10, 2023, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.
  • Chen, Y.B, Hayatdavoodi, M., Zhao, B.B., Ertekin, R.C. (2022) ``Waves Generated by Moving Disturbances on the Sea Floor'', Proc. 37th Int. Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, IWWWFB, April 10-13, 2022, Giardini Naxos, Sicily, Italy, 4pp.
  • Hayatdavoodi, M. and Ertekin, R.C. (2022), ``On Some Nonlinear Wave Diffraction and Refraction Solutions in Shallow Waters,'' Proc. 41st Int. Conf. on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering (OMAE2022-79413), June 5 - 10, 2022, Hamburg, Germany.
  • Xu, Y., Zheng, K., Zhao, B.B., Lib, R.P., Duan, W.Y., Hayatdavoodi, M., Ertekin, R.C. (2021) ``Effects of water depth and nonlinearity on the wavefront'', Proc. 36th Int. Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, IWWWFB, April 25 -28, 2021, Seoul, Korea, 4pp.
  • Zhao, B.B., Xu, Y., Zheng, K., Duan, W.Y., Shao, Y.L., Ertekin, R.C. (2020) ``Time domain simulation of the unidirectional and directional focused waves,''  Proc. 35th Int. Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, IWWWFB, April 26 -29, 2020, Seoul, Korea, 4pp.
  • Kostikov, V.K., Hayatdavoodi, M. and Ertekin, R.C.  (2020), ``On drift motion of deformable ice sheets by nonlinear waves," Proc. 35th Int. Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, IWWWFB, April 26-29, Seoul, Korea, 4pp.
  • Liu, J.,  Hayatdavoodi, M. and Ertekin, R.C.  (2019), ``Bore pressure on horizontal and vertical surfaces," Proc. 38th Int. Conf. on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, OMAE '19, ASME, June 9-14, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, OMAE2019-96013.
  • Hayatdavoodi, M., Kostikov, V.K., Ertekin, R.C.  and Chen, Y. (2019), ``On nonlinear wave interaction with deformable ice sheets," Proc.34th Int. Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies IWWWFB, 7-10 April, 2019, Newcastle, Australia, 4pp.
  • Hayatdavoodi, M, Neill, D.R. and Ertekin, R.C. (2018) ``Wave Diffraction by Multiple Vertical Cylinders: The Nonlinear Shallow Water Wave Equations'', Proc. 33th Intl Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, IWWWFB, Guidel-Plages, France, 4-7 April 2018, 4pp.
  • Zhao, B.B., Wang, Z, Duan, W.Y., Yang, W.Q. and Ertekin, R.C. (2018) ``Steady solution of internal solitary waves in linear shear current'', Proc. 33th Intl Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, IWWWFB, Guidel-Plages, France, 4-7 April 2018, 4pp.
  • Hayatdavoodi, M., Ertekin, R.C. and Thies, J.T. (2017), ``Conceptual design and analysis of a submerged wave energy device in shallow water,'' Proc. 36th Int. Conf. on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, OMAE '17, ASME, June 25-30, Trondheim, Norway, OMAE2017-62174, 10pp.
  • Hayatdavoodi, M. and Ertekin, R.C. (2017), ``Hydroelastic Response of a Submerged Plate to Long Waves,'' Proc. 32th Intl Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, IWWWFB, Dalian, China, April 23-26, 2017, 4pp.
  • Hayatdavoodi, M., Wagner, J.J., Wagner, J.R. and Ertekin, R.C. (2016),  ``Vertical Oscillation of a Submerged Horizontal Plate,'' Proc. 31th Intl Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, IWWWFB, Plymouth, MI, USA, April 3-6, 2016, DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.1.3150.0567.
  • Seiffert, B.R. and Ertekin, R.C. (2015), ``Laboratory Generation of Solitary and Cnoidal Waves by the Green-Naghdi Equations,'' Proc. Int. Short Course and Conference on Applied Coastal Research, COPRI and IAHR, September 28-October 1, 2015, Florence, Italy.
  • Gambacciani, G., Ertekin, R.C. and Rizzo, C.M. (2015), ``Design of a Submerged Disk Wave Energy Converter,'' Proc. Int. Maritime Association of the Mediterranean Conference, IMAM 2015, September 21-24, 2015, Pula, Croatia, DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.1.2018.5768.
  • Ertekin, R.C. and Hayatdavoodi, M. (2015) ``Hydrodynamics of Wave Forces on Coastal-Bridge Decks: Calculations by Euler's Equations versus Nonlinear Shallow-water Wave Equations,'' Proc. Oceans 2015 Conference, MTS/IEEE, Genova, Italy, May 18-21, Paper No. 141204-084, DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.1.2542.8646
  • Zhao, B.B., Duan, W.Y., Ertekin, R.C., Demirbilek, Z. and Webster, W.C. (2015), ``A comparative study of the GN-3 and Boussinesq equations for nonlinear wave propagation,'' Proc. 30th Intl. Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, Bristol, UK, IWWWFB, April 12-15, 4pp., DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.1.1195.2162.
  • Seiffert, B., Ertekin, R.C. and Robertson, I.N. (2014), ``Experimental Investigation on the Role of Entrapped Air on Solitary Wave Forces on a Coastal Bridge Deck,'' Proc. 33th Int. Conf. on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, OMAE '14, ASME, June 8-13, San Francisco, OMAE2014-24571, 8pp.
  • Hayatdavoodi, M. and Ertekin, R.C. (2014), ``A Comparative Study of Nonlinear Shallow-Water Wave Loads on a Submerged Horizontal Box,'' Proc. 33th Int. Conf. on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, OMAE '14, ASME, June 8-13, San Francisco, OMAE2014-24572, 11pp.
  • Zhao, B.B., Duan, W.Y., Ertekin, R.C. and Webster, W.C. (2014), ``Recent progress on the GN equations for a two-layer flow,'' Proc. 29th Intl. Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, IWWWFB, Osaka, March 30-April 02.
  • Korde, U. and Ertekin, R.C. (2014), ``Near-optimal Time-domain Control of Small Buoys in Irregular Waves,'' Proc. 33th Int. Conf. on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, OMAE '14, ASME, June 8-13, San Francisco, OMAE2014-24570, 7pp.
  • Korde, U. A. and Ertekin, R.C. (2013) ``An Open Water Submerged Device for Wave Energy Focusing and Conversion,'' Proc. 10th Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, EWTEC 2013, Aalborg, Denmark, 2-5 September.
  • Hayatdavoodi, M. and Ertekin, R.C. (2012) ``Nonlinear forces on a Submerged, Horizontal Plate: The G-N Theory,'' Proc. of the 27th Int. Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, IWWWFB, 22-25 April, Copenhagen, Denmark, 4pp.
  • Korde, U.A. and Ertekin, R.C. (2012) ``An active-controlled submerged wave energy device with energy focusing,'' Proc. Int. Conference on Ocean Energy, ICOE '2012, Dublin, Ireland, 17-19 October, 6pp.
  • Symonds, D., Ertekin, R.C. and Davis, E.P. (2010) ``Low-Power Autonomous Wave Energy Harvesting Device for Remote Sensing and Communications Applications,'' ECCE-2010, Proc. of IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, September 12-16, 2010, Atlanta, Georgia, pp. 2392-2396.
  • Davis, E.P., Ertekin, R.C., and Riggs, H.R. (2009), ``A Buoy-based WEC Device to Provide Low Power to Sensors,'' Proc. 28th Int. Conf. on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, OMAE '09, ASME, May 31-June5, 2009, Honolulu, OMAE09-80091.
  • Xia, D.W. and Ertekin, R.C. (2007), ``On the Transient Response of a Two-dimensional Floating Runway during an Airplane Take-off,'' Proc. 26th Int. Conf. on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, OMAE '07, ASME, Robert Dean Symposium, June 10-15, San Diego, OMAE07-29716.
  • Padmanabhan, B. and Ertekin, R.C. (2007), ``Interaction of Waves with a Steady Intake/Discharge Flow Emanating from a 3-D Body,'' Proc. 26th Int. Conf. on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, OMAE  '07, ASME, Robert Dean Symposium, June 10-15, San Diego, OMAE07-29444.
  • Kim, J.W., Ertekin, R.C. and Bai, K.J. (2007), ``Linear and Nonlinear Wave Models based on Hamilton's Principle and Stream Function Theory: CMSE and IGN,'' Proc. 26th Int. Conf. on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, OMAE '07, ASME, Robert Dean Symposium, June 10-15, San Diego, OMAE07-29747.
  • Carter, R.W., Ertekin, R.C. and Lin, P. (2006), ``On the Reverse Flow beneath a Submerged Plate Due to Wave Action,'' Proc. 25th Int. Conf. on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, OMAE '06, ASME, Ocean Engineering Symposium, June 4-9, Hamburg, Germany, OMAE06-92623.
  • Xia, D., Ertekin, R.C. and Kim, J.W. (2004), ``Nonlinear Hydroelastic Response of a Two-Dimensional Mat-type VLFS by the Green-Naghdi Theory,'' Proc. 23rd Int. Conf. on Offshore Mech. and Arctic Engng., OMAE '04, ASME, Ocean Engineering Symp., June 20-25, Vancouver, Canada, OMAE04-51484, 10pp.
  • Kim, J.W., Kyoung, J.H., Bai, K.J. and Ertekin, R.C. (2004) , ``A Numerical Study of Nonlinear Diffraction Loads on Floating Bodies due to Extreme Transient Waves,'' Proc. 25th Symposium on Naval Hydrodynamics, St. John's, Newfoundland, CANADA, August 8-13, 2004, 11pp.
  • Ertekin, R.C. and Sundararaghavan, H. (2003), `` Refraction and Diffraction of Nonlinear Waves in Coastal Waters by the Level I Green-Naghdi Equations,'' Proc. 22nd Int. Conf. on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, OMAE '03, ASME, June 8-13, Cancun, Mexico, CD-ROM, OMAE03-37323, 10pp.
  • Hong, S.Y., Kim, J.W., Ertekin, R.C. and Shin, Y.S. (2003), `` An Eigenfunction-Expansion Method for Hydroelastic Analysis of a Floating Runway,'' Proc. 13th Int. Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, ISOPE '03, May 25-30, Honolulu, Hawaii, CD-ROM, ISOPE03-HSC-04, 8pp.
  • Kim, J.W., Kyoung, J.H., Ertekin, R.C. and Bai, K.J. (2003), `` Wave Diffraction of Steep Stokes Waves by Bottom-Mounted Vertical Cylinders,'' Proc. 22nd Int. Conf. on Offshore Mech. and Arctic Engng., OMAE '03, ASME, June 8-13, Cancun, Mexico, OMAE03-37293, 8pp.
  • Kim, J.W., Kyoung, J.H., Ertekin, R.C. and Bai, K.J. (2003), `` A Finite-Element Computation of Wave Structure Interaction between Lon-Crested Waves of Extreme Height and Vertical Cylinders,'' Proc. 8th Int. Conf. on Numerical Ship Hydrodyn., September 22-25, Busan, Korea, 11pp, Nat. Acad. Press, Washington, D.C., 2004.
  • Kim, J.W., Bai, K.J., Ertekin, R.C. and Webster, W.C. (2002), ``A Strongly-Nonlinear Model for Water Waves in Water of Variable Depth - the Irrotational Green-Naghdi Model,'' Proc. 21st Int. Conf. on Offshore Mech. and Arctic Engng., OMAE '02, June 23-28, Oslo, JVW Symposium on Water Waves, OMAE02-28541, 10pp.
  • Padmanabhan, B. and Ertekin, R.C. (2002), ``On the Interaction of Waves with Intake/Discharge Flows Originating from a Freely-Floating Body,'' Proc. 21st Int. Conf. on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, OMAE '02, ASME, June 23-28, Oslo, Norway, JVW Symposium on Water Waves, CD-ROM, OMAE02-28531, 12pp.
  • Riggs, H.R. and Ertekin, R.C. (2001), ``Hydroelastic-Based Predictions of MOB Model Tests,'' Proc. 20th Int. Conf. on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, OMAE '01, ASME, June 3-8, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Ocean Space Utilization Symp., CD-ROM, OMAE01/OSU-5028, 13pp.
  • Ertekin, R.C., Riggs, H.R., Kim, J.W. and Demirbilek, Z. (2001), `` Hydroelastic Analysis of Floating Bridges in Current,'' Proc. 20th Int. Conf. on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, OMAE '01, ASME, June 3-8, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Ocean Space Utilization Symp., CD-ROM, OMAE01/OSU-5029, 9pp.
  • Kim, J.W. and Ertekin, R.C. (2000), ``Hydroelastic Response of Mat-type VLFS: Effects of Non-Zero Draft and Mass Assumptions,'' Proc. Oceans '2000 Conference, September 11-14, Providence, RI, 7pp.
  • Xia, D., Kim, J.W. and Ertekin, R.C. (1999), ``The Effect of Shoreline Proximity on the Hydroelastic Response of a Floating Runway,'' Proc. 18th Int. Conf. on Offshore Mech. and Arctic Engng., OMAE '99, ASME, July 11 - 16, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada, Ocean Space Utilization Symp., OMAE-99-3069, 8pp.
  • Riggs, H.R. and Ertekin, R.C. (1999),`` Characteristics of the Wave Response of Mobile Offshore Bases,'' Proc. 18th Int. Conf. on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, OMAE '99, ASME, July 11-16, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada, Offshore Technology Symp., CD-ROM, OMAE-99-4068, 9pp.
  • Ertekin, R.C., Kim, J.W. and Xia, D. (1999), ``Hydroelastic Response of a Mat-type, Floating Runway near a breakwater in Irregular Seas,'' Proc. Oceans '99 Conference, September 13-16, Seattle, Washington, 9pp.
  • Riggs, H.R., Ertekin, R.C. and Mills, T. (1998), ``Wave-Induced Response of a 5-Module Mobile Offshore Base,'' Proc. 17th Int. Conf. on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, OMAE '98, ASME, July 5-9, Lisbon, Portugal, Ocean Space Utilization Symp., CD-ROM, OMAE-98-4440, 10pp.
  • Liu, X.Q., Ertekin, R.C., Riggs, H.R. and Xia, D. (1998), ``Mean Wave-Drift Loads on Connected Semisubmersible Modules,'' Proc. 17th Int. Conf. on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, OMAE '98, ASME, July 5-9, Lisbon, Portugal, Offshore Techno. Symp., CD-ROM, OMAE-98-0320, 10pp.
  • Riggs, H.R., Ertekin, R.C. and Mills, T. (1998), ``Impact of Connector Stiffness on the Response of a Multi-Module Mobile Offshore Base,'' Proc. 8th Int. Offshore and Polar Eng. Conf., ISOPE ''8, May 24-29, Montreal, Canada, Vol. I, pp. 200-207.
  • Neill, D.R. and Ertekin, R.C. (1997), ``Diffraction of Solitary Waves by a Vertical Cylinder: Green-Naghdi and Boussinesq Equations,'' Proc. 16th Int. Conf. on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, OMAE '97, ASME, April 13-18, Yokohama, Japan, Vol. I-B, pp. 63-71. UNIHI-SEAGRANT-CP-97-04.
  • Ferier, P., Becker, J.M., and Ertekin, R.C. (1997), ``Assessing the Accuracy of the Green-Naghdi Equations in Simulating the Nonlinear Diffraction of Waves by Topography,'' Proc. 16th Int. Conf. on Offshore Mech. and Arctic Engng., ASME, OMAE '97, April 13-18, Yokohama, Japan, Vol. I-B, pp. 73-80. UNIHI-SEAGRANT-CP-97-03.
  • Ertekin, R.C., Qian, Z.M., and Wehausen, J.V. (1997), ``Upstream Soliton Generation by a Slender, Vertical Strut and Ship: Boussinesq Equations,'' Proc. 7th Int. Offshore and Polar Eng. Conf., ISOPE '97, May 1997, Honolulu, Vol. III, pp. 238-246.
  • Ertekin, R.C. and Riggs, H.R. (1997), ``Assessment of Research and Development Needs for Very Large Floating Structures,'' Proc. Coastal Ocean Space Utilization Symposium, COSU '97, May 12-14, 1997, Singapore, Vol. 1, pp. 229-237.
  • Padmanabhan, B. and Ertekin, R.C. (1997), ``Hydrodynamic Analysis of Floating Bodies on Parallel Computers,'' Proc. 7th Int. Offshore and Polar Eng. Conf., ISOPE '97, May 25-30, 1997, Honolulu, Vol. III, pp.467-472.
  • Ertekin, R.C. and Becker, J.M. (1996), ``Nonlinear Diffraction of Waves by a Submerged Shelf in Shallow Water,''   Proc. 15th Int. Conf. on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, OMAE '96, ASME, June 16-20, Florence, Italy, Vol. I-B, pp. 31-39. UNIHI-SEAGRANT- CP-96-04.
  • Sundararaghavan, H. and Ertekin, R.C. (1995), ``Oil-slick Instability near an Oil Boom: The Influence of Free-slip and Exact Free-Surface Conditions,'' Proc. 14th Int. Conf. on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, OMAE '95, ASME, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 18-22, Vol. I-Part A, pp. 321-328.
  • Wang, S.Q., Ertekin, R.C. and Riggs, H.R. (1995), ``On Increasing Computational Efficiency in Hydroelasticity of VLFS,'' Proc. 14th Int. Conf. on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, OMAE '95, ASME, Copenhagen, June 18-22, Vol. I-A, pp. 455-463.
  • Wang, S.Q., Ertekin, R.C., van Stiphout, A.T.F.M. and Ferier, P.G.P. (1995), ``Hydroelastic-Response Analysis of a Box-like Floating Airport with a Shallow Draft,'' Proc. 5th Int. Offshore and Polar Engineering Conf., ISOPE '95, The Hague, The Netherlands, June 11-16, Vol. I, pp. 145-152.
  • Ertekin, R.C. and Sundararaghavan, H. (1994), ``Potential and Viscous Flows Past an Oil Boom: Instability Problem,'' Proc. 13th Int. Conf. on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, OMAE '94, ASME, February, Houston, Vol. I, pp. 189-197.
  • Ertekin, R.C.; Liu, Y.Z. and Padmanabhan, B. (1994), ``Interaction of Waves with Intake-Pipe Flow,'' Proc. 13th Int. Conf. on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, OMAE '94, ASME, February, Houston, Vol. I, pp. 265-272.
  • Ertekin, R.C.; Wang, S.Q. and Riggs, H.R. (1994), ``Hydroelastic Response of a Floating Runway,'' Proc. 1st Int. Conf. on Hydroelasticity in Marine Technology, Eds. Faltinsen et al., May, Norwegian Institute of Technology, Trondheim, Norway (A.A. Balkema Pub., Rotterdam, 1994), pp. 389-400.
  • Ertekin, R.C.; Sundararaghavan, H. and Sun, X. (1994), ``Diffraction of Nonlinear Waves by an Array of Submerged Horizontal Cylinders,'' Proc. Int. Symp.: Waves - Physical and Numerical Modeling, August 21-24, Univ. of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, Vol. III, pp. 1257-1266.
  • Padmanabhan, B.; Ertekin, R.C., Liu, Y.Z. (1994), ``Deformation of Waves in 2-D by A Steady Intake/Discharge Flow from a Body,'' Proc. Int. Symp.: Waves - Physical and Numerical Modeling, August 21-24, Univ. of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, Vol. II, pp. 921-930.
  • Padmanabhan, B. and Ertekin, R.C. (1993), ``Setdown of a Moored Gravity Platform,'' Proc. 3rd Int. Offshore and Polar Engineering Conf., ISOPE '93, Singapore, Vol. I, pp. 392-400.
  • Chitrapu, A.S. and Ertekin, R.C. (1993), ``Nonlinear Effects in Floating Platform Response Using Time-Domain Simulation Methods,'' Proc. 12th Int. Conf. on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, OMAE '93, ASME, June, Glasgow, Vol. I, pp. 219-228.
  • Liu, Y.Z.; Ertekin, R.C. and Padmanabhan, B. (1993), ``Steady Intake/Discharge Flow Beneath a Free Surface,'' Proc. 2nd Canadian Marine Dynamics Conference, Univ. of British Columbia, August, Vancouver, B.C., pp. 57-64.
  • Wu, Y.S.; Du, S.X.; Riggs, H.R. and Ertekin, R.C. (1993), ``Fluid-Structure Interaction Analysis of Very Large Floating Structures,'' in Aero-Hydroelasticity Developments and Applications, Proc. Int. Conf. on Aero-Hydroelasticity, ICAHE '93, Ed. E.J. Cui, Seismological Press, Beijing, pp. 264-277.
  • Chitrapu, A.S. and Ertekin, R.C. (1992), ``Effect of Nonlinear Drag Forces on the Low- and High-Frequency Response of Floating Platforms,'' Proc. 11th Int. Conf. on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, OMAE '92, ASME, June 7-11, Calgary, Vol. I, Part A, pp. 97-104.
  • Che, X.L., Riggs, H.R., Ertekin, R.C., Wu, Y.S. and Wang, M.L. (1992), ``Two-Dimensional Analysis of Prying Response of Twin-Hull Floating Structures,'' Proc. 2nd Int. Offshore and Polar Engineering Conf., ISOPE '92, June, San Francisco, Vol. I, pp. 187-194.
  • Ertekin, R.C.; Nihous, G.C.; Qian, Z.M.; Vega, L.A. and Yang, C. (1992), ``Global Dynamic-Positioning of a Floating OTEC Plant Using Warm Surface Seawater Intake,'' Proc. 2nd Int. Offshore and Polar Engineering Conf., ISOPE '92, June 14-19, San Francisco, Vol. I, pp. 607-613.
  • Yang, C. and Ertekin, R.C. (1991), ``Numerical Simulation of Nonlinear Wave Diffraction by a Vertical Cylinder'', Proc. 10th Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering Conference, OMAE '91, ASME, Stavanger, Norway, June, Vol. I, Part A, pp. 105-112.
  • Ertekin, R.C. and Sun, X.F. (1991), ``Propagation and Diffraction of Cnoidal Waves'', Proc. 10th Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering Conference, OMAE '91, ASME, Stavanger, Norway, June, Vol. V, pp. 9-16.
  • Riggs, H.R.; Che, X.L. and Ertekin, R.C. (1991), ``Hydroelastic Response of Very Large Floating Structures'', Proc. 10th Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering Conf., OMAE '91, ASME, Stavanger, Norway, June, Vol. I-A, pp. 291-300.
  • Wang, D.Y.; Riggs, H.R. and Ertekin, R.C. (1991), ``3-D Hydroelastic Response of a Very Large Floating Structure'', Proc. 1st Int. Offshore and Polar Engng. Conf., Edinburgh, August, Vol. III, pp. 399-408.
  • Ertekin, R.C.; Wang, M.L. and Riggs, H.R. (1991), ``Response of Flexible Floating-Structure Modules in Regular and Irregular Waves'', Proc. Int. Symp. on Marine Structures, ISMS '91 Ed. Xinsen Lu, Shanghai, pp. 75-80.
  • Du, S.X. and Ertekin, R.C. (1991), ``Dynamic Response Analysis of a Flexibly Joined, Multi-Module Very Large Floating Structure,'' Proc. Oceans '91 Conf., IEEE, Honolulu, October, Vol. 3, pp. 1286-1293.
  • Wang, M.L.; Du, S.X. and Ertekin, R.C. (1991), ``Hydroelastic Response and Fatigue Analysis of a Multi-Module Very Large Floating Structure,'' Proc. Int. Symp. on Fatigue and Fracture in Steel and Concrete Structures, ISFF '91, Madras, December, Oxford and IBH Pub. Co., Bombay, Vol. 2, pp. 1277-1291.
  • Yang, C. and Ertekin, R.C. (1991), ``Numerical Simulation of Wave Energy Focusing,'' Proc.Oceans '91 Conference, IEEE, Honolulu, October, Vol. 1, pp. 539-546.
  • Ertekin, R.C. and Chian C. (1990), ``Numerical Solution of Some Solitary-Wave and Submerged-Obstacle Interaction Problems,'' Proc. 9th Int. Conf. on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, OMAE '90, ASME, Houston, February, Vol. I-A, pp. 255-262.
  • Ertekin, R.C. and Qian, Z.M. (1989), ``Solitary Waves Generated by Ships in Restricted Waters'', Proc. Fourth Asian Congress of Fluid Mechanics, Eds. N.W.M. Ko and S.C. Kot, Univ. of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, August 21-25, Vol. I, pp. J1-J4.
  • Ertekin, R.C. (1988), "Nonlinear Shallow Water Waves: The Green-Naghdi Equations", Proc. Pacific Congress on Marine Sci. and Techno., PACON '88, Honolulu, May, pp. OST6/42-52.


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Former Graduate Students of R.C. Ertekin
              

  • Spring 1988 Chitrapu, Murthy (MS) Wave-and-Current-Induced Viscous Drift Forces on Floating Platforms
  • Fall 1988 Qian, Zhengmin (MS) Numerical Grid Generation and Nonlinear Waves Generated By a Ship in a Shallow-Water Channel
  • Spring 1989 Kong, Dung (MS) Design and Construction of the Concrete Canoe "Overnight Sensation"
  • Fall 1989 Chian, Chimin (MS) Simulation of Solitary Wave Runup and Computation of Armor-Unit Stability by a Boundary Element Method
  • Summer 1991 Sun, Xifan (MS) Some Theoretical and Numerical Studies on Cnoidal-Wave-Diffraction Problems
  • Summer 1991 Wang, Minglun (MS) A Hybrid Approach to the Hydroelastic Analysis of Very Large Floating Structures
  • Fall 1991 Padmanabhan, Bala (MS) Upending and Setdown Simulation and Hydrodynamics of a Conical Gravity Platform
  • Fall 1991 Xu, Yingfan (MS) Scattering of Surface Waves by Submerged and Bottom Obstacles Wave Energy Focusing
  • Spring 1992 Huang, Liang (MS) Investigation of Forces and Motions of a Platform Coupled with a Pipe
  • Summer 1992 Watson, Kevin (MS) An Integrated Ship Design Package for Microcomputers
  • Fall 1992 Liu, Xiaoqing (MS) Feasibility Study of a Remotely Operated Vehicle in the Deep Sea Slant Drilling Project
  • Fall 1992 Chitrapu, Murthy (PhD) Nonlinear Forces and Response of Floating Platforms in Regular and Random Waves
  • Spring 1994 Roddier, Dominique (MS) Diffraction and Refraction of Solitons around a False Wall
  • Fall 1994 Qian, Zhengmin (PhD)  Calculation of Three-dimensional Nonlinear Ship Waves and Ship Resistance in a Shallow Water Channel
  • Spring 1995 Tangirala, Arvind (MS) Efficient 3-D Hydroelastic Analysis of Very Large Floating Structures
  • Fall 1995 Wang, Suqin (PhD) Evaluation of Flexible Hull Types for Very Large Floating Structures
  • Summer 1996 Neill, Douglas R. (PhD) The Nonlinear Interaction of Waves with Multiple, Vertical, Inline Cylinders
  • Fall 1997  Xu, Yingfan (PhD) Wave Diffraction over Multi-Step Topography
  • Fall 1998 Liu, Charles (PhD) Dynamics of Long Flexible Pipes During Surface Towing and Drift Loads on Flexible Floating Structures
  • Fall 1999 Padmanabhan, Bala  (PhD) Intake/Discharge Effects on the Hydrodynamics of Floating Bodies
  • Spring 2000 Sundararaghavan, Hari (PhD) Analysis of Oil Containment Failure and Spreading
  • Summer 2000 Yang, Liqun   (MS) A Circulation Study of Hawaiian Fishponds
  • December 2003 Zhou, Hongqiang (MS) Hydrodynamic Response of an Advance Marine Vehicle in Waves
  • August 2004, Yang, Jinghai (MS) Time-Domain, Nonlinear Theories on Ship Motions
  • December 2005, Carter, Richard (MS) Wave Energy Converters and a Submerged Horizontal Plate
  • May 2006, Xia, Dingwu (PhD) Linear and Nonlinear Hydroelasticity of Mat-Type Very Large Floating Structures: The Green-Naghdi Theory
  • June 2008, Sites, Eric (MS) Evaluation of the Motions and Connection Loads of the Hawaii Superferry and Unloading Barge at Kawaihae Harbor, Hawaii
  • December 2011, Keller, Vanna (MS) Numerical Model of  Wave Energy Conversion Device
  • May 2013, Nolte, Jerica (MS) In-Ocean Experiments of a Wave Energy Conversion Device with a Drogue and Wave Power Calculations
  • December 2013, Carter, Richard W. (Ph.D.) Wave Energy Capture: The Focusing of Wave-Induced Flow Through a Submerged Surface.
  • December 2013, Hayatdavoodi, Masoud (Ph.D.) Nonlinear wave Loads on Decks of Coastal Structures
  • May 2014, Schwartz, Andrew K. (MS) Coupled Dynamics of a 5 MW OTEC Platform and Cold Water Pipe
  • May 2014, Gambacciani, Giulio (MS) Preliminary Design of a Submerged Disk Wave Energy Converter (w/ Prof. C.M. Rizzo,  Universita Degli Studi Di Genova, Italy)
  • December 2014, Seiffert, Betsy R. (PhD) Tsunami and Storm Wave Impacts on Coastal Bridges

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Other Graduate Student Committee membership of R.C. Ertekin
  • Spring 1988 De Hert, Danny (MS) A Survey of SWATH Hull Forms According to Certain Design Parameters
  • Summer 1988 Madan, Anish (MS) Design of a 100 Year Cyclone and a Protection Dike for Krishna Delta
  • Spring 1989 Lee, Joong-Woo (PhD) Hybrid Element Analysis of Water Waves for Harbor Design
  • Fall 1990 Leraand, Tore K. (MS) An Element for Static Analysis of Flexible Cables
  • Fall 1990 Harrigan, June F. (MS) Optimization of Mixing of a Cold Water Jet Discharging Into Hawaiian Ocean Surface Waters: An Application of OTEC to Primary Productivity Enhancement
  • Summer 1991 Mahesh, Harihara (MS) Dynamic Modeling and Coordinated Control of an Underwater Robotic Vehicle
  • Fall 1991 Rezachek, David A. (PhD) Development of a Solar Pond System Design Computer Model
  • Summer 1993 Che, Xiling (PhD) Techniques for Hydroelastic Analysis of Very Large Floating Structures
  • Fall 1993 Monger, Bruce C. (OCE) PhD The Physical Basis of Prey Capture by Heterotrophic Marine Nanoflagellates
  • Spring 1994 Barry, James H. (MS) Wave Transformations over a Shoal
  • Spring 1999 Jeffrey Hanyu (CEE) (MS) Conceptual Design of a Mat-like Prestressed Concrete Floating Airport
  • Fall 2000 C. Chandrasekera (PhD) Linear Refraction-Diffraction Model for Steep Bathymetry
  • Spring 2004 Linlin Huang (CEE) (PhD) An Interfacing Strategy for Fluid-Structure Interaction with Application to Linear Hydroelasticity
  • Spring 2006 Karynn Niimi (CEE) (MS) A benchmark problem of three-dimensional hydroelsaticity for floating structures based on a Wigley Hull
  • Fall 2008 Ryan N. Smith (PhD) Geometric Control theory and its application to underwater vehicles
  • Fall 2009 In Chieh Chen (MS) In-Situ Voltammetry at the Kilo Nalu Nearshore cabled Observatory: Techniques for Studying Redox Cycling in Permeable Sediments
  • Fall 2011 Daniel Lum (CEE) (MS) Assessment of the Vulnerability of Oahu’s Coastal bridges to Storm waves and Tsunami Inundation
  • Fall 2012 Rachael Hager (CEE) (MS) Geometric Effects on Maximum Power Absorption Efficiency for a Single, Two-Dimensional heaving Body
  • Spring 2013 Peter Anast (MS) Performance Trends of Hagen-Cockrell Raft Wave Energy Converters using WAMIT Software
  • Spring 2014 Michael Frederick (MS) Hydrodynamic Modeling of Pelamis® P1-750 Wave Energy Converters using WAMIT™ software

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