Practical Application of Viscous-flow Calculations for the Simulation of Manoeuvring Ships

AuthorsToxopeus, S.L.
Conference/JournalPhD-thesis Delft University of Technology
DateMay 9, 2011

By using hydrodynamic manoeuvring coefficients derived from viscous-flow calculations, it is shown that it is possible to considerably improve the prediction of ship manoeuvres compared to predictions using coefficients based on empirical equations.

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