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Viscous Flow Effects Of Passing Ships In Ports

AuthorsBunnik, T.H.J. and Toxopeus, S.L.
Conference/Journal30th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering (OMAE), Rotterdam, The Netherlands
DateJun 20, 2011

This paper presents a method to compute the effect of passing ships on moored ships. A comparison is made with model tests for a ship passing a moored ship along a quay at various drift angles. Results are shown for the traditional method (potential flow disturbance) and for the considerably improved method (RANS disturbance).


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