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Sailing through fluid mud: Verification and Validation of a CFD modelfor simulations of ships sailing in muddy areas

TU Delft

23 feb. 2023

The increasing size of today's ships is a major concern for navigation in confined waters. In order to ensure safe manoeuvres, port authorities ...
manoeuvring and nautical studiesresistance and propulsioncfd/simulation/desk studiescfdnautical operationsauthorities and regulatorsinfrastructure
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Prediction of Propeller-Induced Hull-Pressure Fluctuations

PhD-thesis Delft University of Technology

25 nov. 2011

The cavitating propeller often forms the primary source of noise and vibration on board ships. The propeller induces hydroacoustic pressure ...
sustainable propulsionmeasurements and controldata sciencenoise and vibrationresistance and propulsionmodel testingresearch and developmentpropulsionresearch
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Practical Application of Viscous-flow Calculations for the Simulation of Manoeuvring Ships

PhD-thesis Delft University of Technology

9 mei 2011

The present work was initiated in order to improve traditional manoeuvring simulations based on empirical equations to model the forces and moments ...
manoeuvring and nautical studiescfd developmentcfd/simulation/desk studiesmeasurements and controldata sciencemanoeuvringinfrastructuredefencepassengers and yachtingtransport and shippingmodel testingresearch and developmentresearch
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Numerical Simulation of Unsteady Three-Dimensional Sheet Cavitation

Thesis, University of Twente, Enschede, the Netherlands

31 aug. 2008

This thesis deals with the theory and the numerical simulation of sheet cavity flows on arbitrary lifting bodies like hydrofoils and propeller ...
sustainable propulsioncfd developmentcfd/simulation/desk studiesresistance and propulsionmarine systemsdefencepassengers and yachtingtransport and shippingresearch and developmentcavitationresearch
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Space-time discontinuous Galerkin method for compressible flow

PhD-thesis, Twente University

29 sep. 2006

Flows are common phenomena in our daily live which explains the prominent part fluid dynamics has been playing in the scientific endeavor over the ...
sustainable propulsioncfd developmentcfd/simulation/desk studiestime-domain simulationsresistance and propulsionresearch and developmentspeed/power performancesimulationsresearch
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Modelling of Sheet Cavitation on Hydrofoils and Marine Propellers using Boundary Element Methods

PhD-thesis Technical University of Lisbon -IST

31 okt. 2005

In this Thesis inviscid models based on the Boundary Element Method are developed for the calculation of partial and super sheet cavitation on ...
sustainable propulsioncfd developmentcfd/simulation/desk studiesnoise and vibrationresistance and propulsionmarine systemspoweringdefencepassengers and yachtingtransport and shippingresearch and developmentcavitationpropeller designresearch
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The interaction between diesel engines, ship and propellers during manoeuvring

PhD-thesis, Delft University of Technology

23 mei 2005

This thesis describes a model (the 'Ship Mobility Model') that predicts the behaviour of the propulsion system of a manoeuvring ship. Significant is ...
manoeuvring and nautical studiesstability, seakeeping and ocean engineeringsustainable propulsioncfd developmentcfd/simulation/desk studiessafe operations and human factorstime-domain simulationsdynamic positioningmanoeuvringnoise and vibrationresistance and propulsioninfrastructuremarine systemspoweringdefencepassengers and yachtingtransport and shippingmonitoringcavitationextreme conditionsoperationspropeller designfull scalesimulations
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Green Water on Ship-type Offshore Structures

PhD-thesis Delft University of Technology

31 okt. 2002

The main objective of this study is to develop methods for the evaluation of green water on ship-type offshore structures based on a clear ...
stability, seakeeping and ocean engineeringwaves, impacts and hydrostructuralcfd developmentcfd/simulation/desk studiesmeasurements and controldata sciencetime-domain simulationsrenewablesoil and gasinfrastructuremarine systemslife at seatransport and shippingmodel testingmotionssimulationswaves & motionsoffshore engineering
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A combined experimental and numerical study of the turbulent wake

PhD-thesis, Delft University of Technology

14 jan. 2002

The main objective of the present investigation is to gain a better understanding of the flow in the far and near wake of a flat plate. To realize ...
sustainable propulsioncfd developmentcfd/simulation/desk studiestime-domain simulationsresistance and propulsionresearch and developmentspeed/power performancesimulationsresearch
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Numerical simulation of unsteady partial cavity flows

PhD-thesis Delft University of Technology

19 mrt. 2001

Cavitation is a very complicated phenomenon involving phase change, surface tension, turbulence, non-equilibrium thermodynamic effects, etc. ...
sustainable propulsionresistance and propulsionmarine systemsdefencepassengers and yachtingtransport and shippingcavitationpropeller design
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Seakeeping Calculations for Ships, taking into Account the Non-linear Steady Waves

PhD-thesis, Delft University of Technology

1 nov. 1999

A ship sailing at sea experiences a resistance due to its forward speed and incoming waves, which must be balanced by the propulsive power of the ...
stability, seakeeping and ocean engineeringsustainable propulsionwaves, impacts and hydrostructuralresistance and propulsionseakeepingauthorities and regulatorsdefencepassengers and yachtingtransport and shippingresearch and developmentseakeeping performancewave loadsresearch
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Numerical simulation of ship stern flows with a space-marching Navier-Stokes method

PhD-thesis, Delft University of Technology

7 okt. 1999

When a ship is viewed from some distance while it steadily advances on a straight course through still water, the aesthetically appealing wave ...
sustainable propulsioncfd developmentcfd/simulation/desk studiestime-domain simulationsresistance and propulsionpoweringresearch and developmentspeed/power performancesimulationsresearch
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Computational Methods For Hydrofoil Craft In Steady And Unsteady Flow

PhD-thesis Delft University of Technology

9 mrt. 1999

The objective of the study is to develop tools for hydrodynamic analysis of hydrofoil craft. The results of the study are thought to be valuable for ...
cfd developmentcfd/simulation/desk studiesmeasurements and controldata sciencetime-domain simulationsmodel testingresearch and developmentsimulationsresearch
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Quaestor - Expert Governed Parametric Model Assembling

PhD-thesis, Delft University of Technology

1 feb. 1997

The work presented in this thesis started from the observation that in conceptual design of ships many alternative solutions have to be considered. ...
software engineering
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A solution method for the nonlinear ship wave resistance problem

PhD-thesis, Delft University of Technology

19 jun. 1996

The nonlinear method proposed here uses distributions of Rankine source panels on the hull and free surface. An unconventional choice made is to put ...
sustainable propulsioncfd developmentcfd/simulation/desk studiestime-domain simulationsresistance and propulsionpoweringresearch and developmentspeed/power performancesimulationsresearch