**The Motions of A Moored Ship in Waves – PhD Thesis**

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1. INTRODUCTION

2. POTENTIAL THEORY DESCRIPTION IN THE FREQUENCY DOMAIN

2.1. A general hydrodynamic approach to harmonic ship motions

2.2. The equations of motion in the frequency domain

2.3. The determination of the velocity potential

2.4. The potential for a ship along a quay

3. WAVE EXCITED FORCES AND RMRODYNAMIC COEFFICIENTS

3.1. Numerical calculations with the 3-dimensional source technique

3.2. Experimental verification

3.3. Discussion of the results

3.4. The influence of the water depth on added mass and damping

3.5. The influence of a quay parallel to the ship on added mass and damping

4. EQUATIONS OF MOTION IN THE TIME DOMAIN

4.1. Potential theory description for flow due to arbitrary ship motions

4.2. Equations of motion in the time domain

4.3. Relation between equations in the time and frequency domain

4.4. The behaviour of the damping for high frequency motions

4.5. Numerical computations of retardation functions and constant inertia coefficients

5. THE APPLICATION OF THE EQUATIONS OF MOTION IN THE TIME DOMAIN

5.1. General

5.2. Numerical calculations

5.3. Examples of computed moored ship motions and experimental verification

5.4. Analysis of the results

5.5. Extension to other systems

6. CONCLUSIONS

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