Monohull ship hydrodynamic simulation using CFD
by Paúl Sebastián Dávila Aldás; Jessica Constante; Gabriela Chávez Tapia; Javier Martínez-Gómez
International Journal of Mathematics in Operational Research (IJMOR), Vol. 15, No. 4, 2019

Abstract: This research analyses the performance of a ship monohull at Galapagos real conditions using ANSYS FLUENT. In order to achieve these analyses, tide charts at Santa Cruz Island coast in Galapagos Islands were considered, since similar motorboats provide services as taxi boats in this area. These analyses were made in order to validate ships behaviour existing in Galapagos Islands. In addition, through simulation is not necessary to build these ships, in a way to obtain same results using less economic and technical resources. The hydrodynamic analysis of a monohull was simulated in static and dynamic conditions. Static analysis considers water and air flows hitting the boat bow which is resting (anchored boat). While dynamic analysis considers both the boat and water flow speed (sailing boat). Main results were: static and dynamic pressures, water height achieved by flow and ship speed variation, turbulence intensity, and simulation convergence residuals.

Online publication date: Fri, 20-Sep-2019

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