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Reduced drag on pipes

October 1, 2002 Archive 0

In their paper “Passive control of VIV with drag reduction. J. Fluids and Struct. 15, pp 597-605, 2001” J.C.Owen, P.W.Bearman and A.A.Szewczyk, talk about drag […]

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OTEC Overview

March 29, 2002 Archive 0

The paper Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC), December 1999, by Dr. Luis Vega is now available on the OTECnews site, by kind permission of the […]

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What a drag

March 22, 2002 Archive 0

Attaching what looks like fungus on a tree trunk to offshore platform legs or ocean pipes can help reduce forces due to drag and vortex […]