Calculation of bottom clearance effects on Walrus submarine hydrodynamics

AuthorsBettle, M.C., Toxopeus, S.L. and Gerber, A.G.
Conference/JournalInternational Shipbuilding Progress
DateDec 31, 2010

In this work, viscous-flow calculations are used to predict the influence of bottom clearance on the hydrodynamic forces on the Walrus class submarines. The simulations representing unrestricted water conditions have been validated with available model test results and good agreement was found.

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