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Time-Domain Calculations of Drift Forces and Moments

AuthorsPrins, H.
Conference/JournalPhD-thesis, Delft University of Technology
DateMar 31, 1995

In this thesis we study the effect of the forward speed of a ship on the hydrodynamic forces, in particular the drift forces. Previous studies, restricted to zero forward speed, were based on the assumption of harmonic waves, thus reducing the time-dependent equations to frequency-dependent equations. In this study the actual time-dependent equations including forward speed, are solved, enabling to simulate non-harmonic waves.


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