Propulsion design

AuthorsTom van Terwisga, Johan Bosschers, Joost Moulijn
Conference/JournalMARIN Report 126
Date1 Jun 2019
Reading time9 minutes

In the year 2030, the French Naval Architect Monique Lorand was tasked to optimise a preliminary ship design in only 24 hours - a task deemed impossible some 15 years before. The reason that she showed no signs of stress while doing this was that she had great confidence in a toolbox of software with state-of-the-art CRS tools and optimisation techniques. She and her staff had learned how to use these tools within CRS projects and dedicated workshops. In fact, the resulting high quality, integrated design was considered one of the main reasons for the success of her shipyard.

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Tom van Terwisga

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