Quantifying Roughness Effects by Ship Viscous Flow Calculations

AuthorsEça, L., Hoekstra, M. and Raven, H.C.
Conference/Journal28th Symposium on Naval Hydrodynamics, Pasadena, California
DateSep 16, 2010

This paper addresses the effects of hull roughness on viscous flows around ships. The results confirm that an increase of the roughness height leads to an increment of the friction and pressure resistance coefficients and the wake fraction.

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