Analysis of scale effects in ship powering performance using a hybrid RANS-BEM approach

AuthorsStarke, A.R. and Bosschers, J.
Conference/Journal29th Symposium on Naval Hydrodynamics (ONR), Gothenburg, Sweden
DateAug 27, 2012

This paper discusses scale effects in ship powering performance using a hybrid RANS-BEM approach. The propeller action is included in the viscous flow analysis of the ship hull using body forces obtained from a potential flow analysis of the propeller with a boundary element method.

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