Authors: Jochen Laudan
Addresses: Hamburgische Schiffbau-Versuchsanstalt GmbH, Hamburg, Germany
Abstract: Computational fluid dynamics has reached a state of the art in which a good agreement between numerical results and corresponding experimental data has been achieved. The results of numerical calculations can be used for a preliminary optimisation of a ship|s hull. Furthermore, they yield additional detailed information. The achievable accuracy is still not sufficient for a quantitative prediction of power consumption.
Keywords: computational fluid dynamics; CFD; naval architecture; ship model testing; ships; ship hull; power consumption; modelling; ship models.
International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology, 1998 Vol.11 No.3/4/5, pp.252 - 256
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