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Using CFD Calculations To Improve Predictions Of Ship Manoeuvres

AuthorsToxopeus, S.L.
Conference/JournalRINA Developments in Marine CFD
DateMar 22, 2011

This paper presents the necessary steps required to predict ship manoeuvres using CFD tools as a Virtual Manoeuvring Basin. It is shown that considerably better predictions than with fully empiric mathematical models are obtained.


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