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Ed van Daalen

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Publications
Paper
A Generic Allocation Algorithm for Optimal 6dof Motion Control Including Interaction Effects and Physical Limitations

Aug 1, 2020

In this paper we consider the allocation problem within the context of optimal motion control for floating or submerged bodies. The purpose of our ...
Paper
Surrogate-Based Multi-Objective Optimisation for Powering and Seakeeping

Sep 22, 2019

Optimal operation during a ship’s life cycle requires a balance of economy and operability. For most vessel types, economy is related to fuel ...
Magazine
Cooperative Research Ships celebrates 50th anniversary!

Jun 1, 2019

Reading time 12 minutes

As Cooperative Research Ships (CRS) celebrates its 50th anniversary, we talk to some of MARIN’s key figures – both past and present - ...
Magazine
Cooperative Research Ships 1969-2019

Jun 1, 2019

Reading time 12 minutes

The years 1969-2019 establish a half-century where mankind has achieved enormous technological progress in many areas, such as aviation ...
Magazine
Three working group chairmen reflect on 50 years of CRS success

Jun 1, 2019

Reading time 12 minutes

With decades of experience between them, three longstanding chairmen share their thoughts on the importance of CRS to the maritime industry. In a ...
Paper
Robust thrust allocation algorithm considering hydrodynamic interactions and actuator physical limitations

Nov 9, 2018

The dynamic positioning (DP) system is responsible for the station keeping of vessels in several offshore operations. The forces required by the DP ...
Paper
An advanced thrust allocation algorithm for DP applications, taking into account interaction effects and physical limitations

Jun 8, 2014

The Dynamic Positioning (DP) system is responsible for the stationkeeping and manoeuvrability of a vessel in offshore operations. The forces ...
Paper
A Generic Optimization Algorithm for the Allocation of DP Actuators

Jun 1, 2011

In this paper we present a generic optimization algorithm for the allocation of dynamic positioning actuators, such as azimuthing thrusters and ...
Magazine
Cooperative Research Ships - 41 years and still going strong

Dec 14, 2010

Reading time 6 minutes

CRS embodies the true cooperative spirit and four decades on it still finds interesting subjects to tackle.
Paper
A comparative study on state-of-the-art prediction tools for seakeeping

Sep 14, 2010

An accurate prediction of the seakeeping behavior of ships is important for both their design and operation. The following issues play a role: Wave ...
Paper
Capsize probability analysis for a small container vessel

Jan 1, 2005

In this paper we investigate the long term capsize probability for a small container vessel which is operated in a regular service schedule on the ...
Magazine
JIPs contribute to safety at sea

Apr 1, 2001

Reading time 3 minutes

In 1999 the 'NEREUS' and 'HARDER' Joint Industry Projects were initiated and funded by the European Commission under the Fifth Framework Programme. ...
Paper
Validation d'un code de calcul 3D par methode de volume of fluid (VOF) pour la simulation de navires apres avarie

Jan 1, 2001

A Volume Of Fluid (VOF) numerical program has been established to calculate the 3D behaviour of a fluid contained in an arbitrary tank under ...
Paper
Experimental validation of anti-roll tank simulations with a volume of fluid based Navier-Stokes solver

Jan 1, 2000

Results of computer simulations of the water motion in ship anti-roll tanks are compared with experimental data. The numerical computations are done ...
Paper
Free surface anti-roll tank simulations with a VOF based Navier Stokes solver

Jan 1, 2000

Ship roll stabilization has received attention for more than a century. From a wide variety of anti-roll devices, the anti-roll tank (ART) is ...
Thesis
Numerical and Theoretical Studies of Water Waves and Floating Bodies

Jan 8, 1993

The first and second parts of this thesis are devoted to the development of a numerical model for the simulation of these water-wave and wave-body ...