A solution method for the nonlinear ship wave resistance problem

AuthorsRaven, H.C.
Conference/JournalPhD-thesis, Delft University of Technology
DateJun 19, 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 the free surface panels at a small distance above the wave surface, while keeping the corresponding collocation points on the wave surface itself.

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