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Digital twinning in harsh weather

Sep 13, 2019

Reading time 3 minutes

MARIN is set to carry out the full-scale monitoring and develop the digital twin of a floating wind prototype off the west coast of Ireland. Subject ...
The Ocean Cleanup System 001 Performance During Towing and Seakeeping Tests

Jun 9, 2019

One of the aims of The Ocean Cleanup is to develop technologies to extract plastic pollution from the world’s oceans. Several concepts of passive ...
Experimental investigation of the hydro-elastic behaviour of flexible composite propellers in non-uniform flow at model and full scale

May 26, 2019

In this paper, new developments in the measurement technology of the hydro-elastic response of flexible composite propellers are described. The ...
Measuring the deformations of a composite propeller at full scale

Aug 15, 2018

Reading time 6 minutes

Important measurement data was gathered at full scale to facilitate the design of shape-adaptive propellers. Ship propellers are generally ...
Experimental validation of fluid–structure interaction computations of flexible composite propellers in open water conditions using BEM-FEM and rans-fem methods

May 7, 2018

In the past several decades, many papers have been published on fluid–structure coupled calculations to analyse the hydro-elastic response of ...
Optical measurement techniques lead to highly accurate deformation measurements

Aug 17, 2017

Reading time 6 minutes

Optical measurement techniques are becoming more and more important for MARIN and its customers.