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Scenario simulations in design for service

AuthorsDallinga, R.P., Daalen, E.F.G. van, Grin, R., Willemstein, A.P.
Conference/Journal9th International Symposium on Practical Design of Ships and Other Floating Structures (PRADS 2004), Lübeck-Travemünde, Germany
Date12 Sep 2004
Regarding design for service as a competitive edge for both ship builder and ship owner, the present paper addresses the problem of expressing the hydrodynamic characteristics of a design in the operational performance. A detailed deterministic reproduction of the vessel's in-service performance by means of scenario simulations is presented as a solution to account for the details of wind-wave interaction and prudent seamanship. In addition to backgrounds for the development the paper describes practical results and targeted developments.


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