A study on estimation of hydrodynamic forces acting on a ship hull in shallow water by CFD

Y. Kimura, E. Kobayashi, Y. Tahara, S. Koshimura

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    Abstract

    Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) has recently undergone remarkable progress in the field of naval architecture. Much research has been devoted to CFD evaluation particularly in the early design stage. This study explored the application of CFD to the estimation of the hydrodynamic forces acting upon a ship hull manoeuvring in shallow water. First, CFD code developed by one of the authors, which has proven effective in flow field analysis, was adapted to the study of manoeuvring hydrodynamic forces in shallow water by introducing requisite improvements in capability and accuracy. Next, this code was applied to a model of a very large crude carrier which has previously been subject to detailed analysis concerning manoeuvring motion. The obtained computational results were found to be in good agreement with experimental data in deepwater, suggesting that this code could also accommodate more complex conditions in the future.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationRINA, Royal Institution of Naval Architects - 2nd International Conference on Ship Manoeuvering in Shallow and Confined Water
    Subtitle of host publicationShip to Ship Interactions 2011
    Pages193-201
    Number of pages9
    Publication statusPublished - 2011
    Event2nd International Conference on Ship Manoeuvering in Shallow and Confined Water: Ship to Ship Interactions 2011 - Trondheim, Norway
    Duration: 2011 May 182011 May 20

    Publication series

    NameRINA, Royal Institution of Naval Architects - 2nd International Conference on Ship Manoeuvering in Shallow and Confined Water: Ship to Ship Interactions 2011

    Other

    Other2nd International Conference on Ship Manoeuvering in Shallow and Confined Water: Ship to Ship Interactions 2011
    CountryNorway
    CityTrondheim
    Period11/5/1811/5/20

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Engineering (miscellaneous)

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