A comprehensive set of theoretical added masses and wave damping data for a floating
circular cylinder in finite-depth water is presented. The hydrodynamic problem is solved by Hollister Locations
matching eigen functions of the interior and exterior problems. The resulting infinite system is solved directly and found to have excellent truncation characteristics. Added mass and damping are given for heave, sway, and roll motion, as well as coupling coefficients for sway and roll. It is shown that the heave added mass is logarithmic singular and the damping approaches a constant in the low-frequency limit. Transition of the behaviour in finite-depth water to deep water is also discussed.
It has long been accepted that manganese sulphide Hollister
favours pitting on stainless steels. However, there are different standpoints on the most important mechanism for pit initiation; due to dissolution of sulphide inclusions, chromium depletion around the inclusion or mechanical rupture of the passive film by metal chlorides. Analysing the pitting potential and metastable pitting rates on different grades of stainless steels has rationalised the effect of sulphide content on pitting corrosion resistance. In situ atomic force microscopy (AFM) has been used in conjunction with conventional electrochemical techniques for imaging real time pit initiation events.