A Verification and Validation Study of CFD Simulations for the Flow Around A Tug

AuthorsVink, B., Schot, J., Vaz, G. and Toxopeus, S.L.
Conference/Journal20th Numerical Towing Tank Symposium (NuTTS), Wageningen, The Netherlands
DateOct 3, 2017

This paper demonstrates the use of CFD to predict the forces and moments on tugs sailing at a drift angle. A detailed verification&validation study of the solution for a drift angle of 15 deg is performed.

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