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Erik van Wijngaarden

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Risk reduction by cavitation control

Jun 1, 2019

Reading time 9 minutes

As all kinds of stakeholders regarding cavitation-related issues are represented in CRS, cavitation has been a major research topic through the CRS ...
Using the FW-H equation for hydroacoustics of propellers

Sep 28, 2015

Marine propeller noise and vibration has been studied in order to reduce acoustic signature, improve fatigue life and comfort onboard, and, more ...
Computational and Experimental Prediction of Propeller Cavitation Noise

May 21, 2015

Computational and experimental methods for the prediction of underwater-radiated noise due to propeller cavitation as in use at MARIN are discussed ...
Implementing The Ffowcs Williams-Hawkings Acoustic Analogy Into A Viscous CFD Solver

Sep 30, 2014

This paper details the verification of an FW-H equation implementation within the CFD code, ReFRESCO, as well as comparing results obtained with ...
Investigation of Hull Pressure Pulses, Making Use of Two Large Scale Cavitation Test Facilities

Aug 13, 2012

The well-known ship model basins MARIN of The Netherlands and HSVA of Germany have joint forces to investigate the problem of the occasional ...
Prediction of Propeller-Induced Hull-Pressure Fluctuations

Nov 25, 2011

The cavitating propeller often forms the primary source of noise and vibration on board ships. The propeller induces hydroacoustic pressure ...
On Predicting Cavitation-Induced Hull Pressure Fluctuations - Wake Scale Effects And Signal Variability

Nov 24, 2010

This paper presents research efforts currently made to incorporate the influence of wake scaling and signal variability in scale model experiments ...
A spatial extrapolation technique for sparse measurements of propeller induced hull-pressures

Sep 1, 2006

A spatial extrapolation technique for sparse measurements of propeller induced hull-pressures using an inverse acoustic boundary element methodThis ...
Determination of propeller source strength from hull-pressure measurements

Jun 1, 2006

This paper presents a computational technique for the determination of the propeller source strength given a set of hull-pressure measurements. The ...
Inboard noise from cavitating propeller tip vortices

Sep 1, 2005

Reading time 3 minutes

An increasing number of MARIN's clients consider low-frequent, broadband excitation caused by cavitating propeller tip vortices as the most ...
Recent Developments in predicting propeller-induced hull pressure pulses

Jun 20, 2005

Collapsing cavities on or in Üie vicinity of ship propeller blades cause pressure pulses which excite the huil structure above the propeller. ...
Aspects of the cavitating propeller tip vortex as a source of inboard noise and vibration

Jan 1, 2005

This paper surveys fluid dynamic-acoustic mechanisms that may explain low-frequent, broadband hull excitation experienced on board of ships and ...
EXCALIBUR cuts through acoustic problems

Aug 1, 2004

Reading time 6 minutes

MARIN's acoustic panel code for propeller source strength determination lives up to the legend.