Prediction of crabbing in the early design stage

AuthorsQuadvlieg, F.H.H.A and Toxopeus, S.L.
Conference/JournalPRADS'98 7th International Symposium on Practical Design of Ships and Mobile Units
DateSep 1, 1998

Crabbing is the ability of ships to move sideways without having a forward speed. Crabbing can be induced by the use of a combination of main propellers, rudders and lateral thrusters.

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manoeuvring and nautical studiescfd developmentcfd/simulation/desk studiesmeasurements and controldata sciencetime-domain simulationsmanoeuvringinfrastructuredefencepassengers and yachtingtransport and shippingmodel testingsimulation