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Calculation Of Manoeuvring Forces On Submarines Using Two Viscous-Flow Solvers

AuthorsVaz, G.N.V.B., Toxopeus, S.L. and Holmes, S.
Conference/JournalOMAE ASME 29th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, Shanghai
DateJun 6, 2010

In this paper we focus on the accurate prediction of the manoeuvring forces of free swimming streamlined submersibles (submarines) using CFD. We compare simulations of a standardised well-known submarine shape (DARPA SUBOFF) for two configurations, one bare hull (AFF-1) and one fully-appended hull (AFF-8), under different inflow angles.


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