Development of frigate designs with good seakeeping characteristics

AuthorsEefsen Th., Walree F. van, Peri D., Terwisga P. van, Kristensen H.O., Dattola R.
Conference/JournalProceedings PRADS 2004, Lubeck-Travemuende, Sept 2004.
DateJan 1, 2004

The paper summarises a design study of advanced mono-hull frigate concepts. Based on the parent design of a 120 m frigate, seven different alternatives of hull forms and concepts have been developed.

stability, seakeeping and ocean engineeringsustainable propulsionresistance and propulsionseakeepingdefencehull form optimisationmotions