Safe passage of nuclear sub

AuthorsJos van Doorn & Frans Quadvlieg
Conference/JournalMARIN Report 90
DateFeb 1, 2007
Reading time3 minutes

As BAE SYSTEMS Limited designs and constructs the nuclear Astute Class submarines at its facility in Barrow-in-Furness, it has been up to MARIN together with WL | Delft Hydraulics to make sure that the submarine can make its way safely from port to open sea. Here is a rare glance at the work that goes one behind the scenes.

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manoeuvring and nautical studiescfd developmentcfd/simulation/desk studiesmeasurements and controldata sciencetime-domain simulationsmanoeuvringinfrastructureauthorities and regulatorsdefencepassengers and yachtingtransport and shippingmodel testingsafetysimulation