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Numerical simulation of a research vessel's aftpart hull form

Djackov, V, Zapnickas, T, Cerka, J, Mickeviciene, R, Asmontas, Z, Norkevicius, L, Ronkaityte, I, Zhou, P and Blanco-Davis, E (2018) Numerical simulation of a research vessel's aftpart hull form. Ocean Engineering, 169. pp. 418-427. ISSN 0029-8018

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This paper presents results of numerical simulation of the aftpart hull form of a research vessel. The wake rolls onto the transom platform, therefore creating additional resistance to the movement of the vessel. To solve the problem and to propose the optimal transom form, the study was carried out using the method of successive approximations and computational fluid dynamics (CFD) algorithms. The flow lines around the hull of the vessel and the wave pattern behind the hull were analysed, and the optimal transom form was chosen. Water resistance analysis was carried out to prove the efficiency of the chosen solution.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: 0905 Civil Engineering, 0911 Maritime Engineering
Subjects: V Naval Science > VM Naval architecture. Shipbuilding. Marine engineering
Divisions: Maritime and Mechanical Engineering
Publisher: Elsevier
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Date Deposited: 13 Aug 2019 08:33
Last Modified: 13 Aug 2019 08:45
DOI or Identification number: 10.1016/j.oceaneng.2018.09.030
URI: http://researchonline.ljmu.ac.uk/id/eprint/11182

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