Analysis of the Velocities in the Wake of an Azimuthing Thruster, using PIV Measurements and CFD Calculations

AuthorsCozijn, J.L., Hallmann, R. and Koop, A.H. (MARIN)
Conference/JournalMTS Dynamic Positioning Conference, Houston, TX
DateOct 12, 2010

The wake flow behind a ducted azimuthing thruster was investigated, both in open water conditions and with the thruster placed under a schematical barge, using PIV model tests and CFD calculations.

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