OrcaFlex papers & technical notes

Below you will find a number of useful papers and technical notes, available for download in PDF format.


The following published papers are available for download in PDF format:

Non-linear hysteretic soil model
Wake interference modelling
Bending hysteresis

Technical Notes

The following technical notes are available for download in PDF format:

Equation of Motion for Spar Buoys in OrcaFlex
Spar Buoy Short Wave Issue
Friction Effects and Shear Stiffness
OrcaFlex Friction Effects
Statics Convergence Guide
Compressive Waves
Modelling Contact Guide
Buoy Discretisation
Hybrid Buoy-Vessel Modelling
Strain Reporting in OrcaFlex
Structural Damping
Seabed Stiffness
Chain Bending Fatigue
Wave Spectra used in OrcaFlex
Generating Spectral RAOs