VIV Solutions staff has authored, and/or co-authored numerous technical papers on the subject of vortex-induced vibration (VIV) and VIV testing. Below is a list of some of those publications:

1.   Allen, D.W. et al. (2015), The Effects of Mixing Helical Strakes and Fairings on Marine Tubulars and Arrays (OMAE 2015-41238), Proceedings of the 34th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, St. Johns. [click here to purchase]

2.   Allen, D.W. et al. (2015), Practical Design Considerations for Managing Marine Growth on VIV Suppression Devices (OMAE 2015-41237), Proceedings of the 34th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, St. Johns.  [click here to purchase]

3.   Allen, D.W. and Liapis, S. (2014), The Effects of Coverage Length and Density on the Performance of Fairings (OMAE 2014-23108), Proceedings of the 33rd International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, San Francisco.  [click here to purchase]

4.   Allen, D.W. and Liapis, S. (2014), The Effects of Coverage Length and Density on the Performance of Helical Strakes (OMAE 2014-23107), Proceedings of the 33rd International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, San Francisco.  [click here to purchase]

5.  Lee, L., Allen, D. W., and Henning, D. L. (2009), Henning Devices: A New Class of VIV Suppression Apparatus for Offshore Tubulars (OTC 19881), Proceedings of the 2009 Offshore Technology Conference, Houston.  [click here to purchase]

6.   Allen, D. W. and Allen, C. W. (2008), Fairings versus Helical Strakes for Suppression of Vortex-Induced Vibration: Installation, Maintenance, and Economic Considerations (OTC 19374), Proceedings of the 2008 Offshore Technology Conference, Houston.  [click here to purchase]

7.   Allen, D. W., Lee, L., and Henning, D. L. (2008), Fairings versus Helical Strakes for Suppression of Vortex-Induced Vibration: Technical Considerations (OTC 19373), Proceedings of the 2008 Offshore Technology Conference, Houston.  [click here to purchase]

8.   Allen, D. W., and Henning, D. L. (2008), Comparison of Various Fairing Geometries for Vortex Suppression at High Reynolds Numbers (OTC 19377), Proceedings of the 2008 Offshore Technology Conference, Houston.  [click here to purchase]

9.   Lee, L., Allen, D. W., and Henning, D. L. (2008), A Hybrid Fairing System for Suppressing Vibration and Drag Loads of Marine Risers, Deep Oil Technology Conference, Houston.  [click to view presentation]

10.   Allen, D. W., Henning, D. L., and Lee, L. (2007), The Effects of Partial Span Coverage for Deepwater Marine Risers and Tendons with Fairings (OTC 18594), Proceedings of the 2007 Offshore Technology Conference, Houston. [click here to purchase]

11.  Lee, L., and Allen, D. W. (2007), An Approach to VIV Design of Marine Risers (OMAE 2007-29095), Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, San Diego. [click here to purchase]

12.  Allen, D. W., Henning, D. L., and Lee, L. (2007), Drilling Riser Fairing Tests at Prototype Reynolds Numbers (OMAE 2007-29219), Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, San Diego. [click here to purchase]

13.  West, C., Henning, D., Armstrong, S., McMillan, D., McMillan, D., Allen, D., Mekha, B., Blockhus, D. J., Doiron, D., and Lemker, M. (2007), S-Lay Installation of Riser Fairings for the Independence Hub (OMAE 2007-29416), Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, San Diego.  [click here to purchase]

14.  Lee, L., Allen, D. W., and Henning, D. L. (2006), VIV Suppression Performance of Tail-Fin Fairings for Drilling Risers, Deep Oil Technology Conference, Houston.

15.  Allen, D. W., Henning, D. L., and Lee, L. (2006), High Reynolds Number Flow Tests of Flexible Cylinders with Helical Strakes (OMAE 2006-92332), Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, Hamburg. [click here to purchase]

16.  Lee, L., Allen, D. W., Henning, D. L., and McMullen, C.D. (2006), Vortex-Induced Vibration Tests of Two Faired Cylinder in Tandem at Prototype Reynolds Numbers (OMAE 2006-92331), Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, Hamburg. [click here to purchase]

17.  Lee, L., and Allen (2006), Issues Important to VIV Suppression Design for Marine Applications, Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Hydroelasticity in Marine Technology, Wuxi.

18.  Allen, D. W., Henning, D. L., and Lee, L. (2005), Riser Interference Tests on Flexible Tubulars at Prototype Reynolds Numbers (OTC 17290), Proceedings of the 2005 Offshore Technology Conference, Houston.  [click here to purchase]

19.  Lee, L. and Allen, D.W. (2005), The Dynamic Stability of Short Fairings (OTC 17125), Proceedings of the 2005 Offshore Technology Conference, Houston.  [click here to purchase]

20.  Armstrong, S. P. (2004), VIV Suppression Installation on Existing Horizontal Pipeline Spans (OTC 16600), Proceedings of the 2005 Offshore Technology Conference, Houston.  [click here to purchase]

21.  Allen, D. W., Henning, D. L., and Lee, L. (2004), Vortex-Induced Vibration Current Tank Tests of Two Equal Diameter Cylinders Offset from Tandem (OMAE 2004-51116), Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, Vancouver.  [click here to purchase]

22.  Allen, D. W., Henning, D. L., and Lee, L. (2004), Performance Comparisons of Helical Strakes for VIV Suppression of Risers and Tendons (OTC 16186), Proceedings of the 2004 Offshore Technology Conference, Houston. [click here to purchase]

23.  Allen, D. W., Henning, D. L., and Lee, L. (2005), Vortex Induced Vibration Tests of Smooth and Rough Flexible Cylinders at High Reynolds Numbers (FEDSM2005-77176), Proceedings of the ASME 2005 Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting, Houston. [click here to purchase]

24.  Lee, L. and Allen, D.W. (2004), VIV Modeling of Bare and Suppressed Risers (OTC 16183), Proceedings of the 2004 Offshore Technology Conference, Houston.  [click here to purchase]

25.  Allen, D. W. and Henning, D. L. (2003), Vortex-Induced Vibration Current Tank Tests of Two Equal-Diameter Cylinders in Tandem, Journal of Fluids and Structures, vol. 17, pp. 767-781. [click here to purchase]

26.  Allen, D. W. and Henning, D. L. (2003), Performance Characteristics of Short Fairings, (OTC 15285), Proceedings of the 2003 Offshore Technology Conference, Houston.  [click here to purchase]

27.  Allen, D. W. and Henning, D. L. (2001), Prototype Vortex-Induced Vibration Tests for Production Risers (OTC 13114), Proceedings of the 2001 Offshore Technology Conference, Houston.  [click here to purchase]

28.  Allen, D. W. and Henning, D. L. (2001), Surface Roughness Effects on Vortex-Induced Vibration of Cylindrical Structures at Critical and Supercritical Reynolds Numbers (OTC 13302), Proceedings of the 2001 Offshore Technology Conference, Houston.  [click here to purchase]

29.  Mercier, R., et al. (1999), A Hub Class Spar Production Platform for the Deepwater Northern North Sea, Proceedings of the 1999 Deep Offshore Technology Conference.  [click here to download]

30.  Allen, D. W. (1998), Vortex-Induced Vibration of Deepwater Risers (OTC 8703), Proceedings of the 1998 Offshore Technology Conference, Houston.  [click here to purchase]

31.  Allen, D.W. and Henning, D.L. (1997), Vortex-Induced Vibration Tests of a Flexible Smooth Cylinder at Supercritical Reynolds Numbers (I-97-354), Proceedings of the 1997 ISOPE, Honolulu.  [click here to purchase]

32.  Vandiver, J.K., Allen, D.W., and Li, L. (1996), The Occurrence of Lock-In Under Highly Sheared Conditions, Journal of Fluids and Structures, vol. 10, pp. 555-561. [click here to purchase]

33.  Allen, D. W. (1995), Vortex-Induced Vibration Analysis of the Auger TLP Production and Steel Catenary Export Risers (OTC 7821), Proceedings of the 27th Annual Offshore Technology Conference, Houston, pp. 169-176.  [click here to purchase]

34.  Phifer, E. H., et al. (1994), Design and Installation of Auger Steel Catenary Risers (OTC 7620), Proceedings of the 26th Annual Offshore Technology Conference, Houston.  [click here to purchase]

35.  Allen, D.W., et al. (1989), Submarine Pipeline On-Bottom Stability: Recent AGA Research (OTC 6005), Proceedings of the 21st Annual Offshore Technology Conference, Houston. [click here to purchase]

36.  Allen, D.W. (1986), Numerical Simulation of Vortex-Induced Oscillation of an Elastically Mounted Circular Cylinder Using Body-Fitted Coordinates, Ph.D. Dissertation, Rice University, Houston. [click here to view]