Thruster Systems for Improving the Maneuverability And Position-Keeping Capability of Floating Objects

AuthorsOosterveld, M.W.C., Oortmerssen, G. van
Conference/JournalOffshore Technology Conference (OTC), Houston, Texas, USA
DateMay 1, 1972
DOIhttps://doi.org/10.4043/1625-MS
This paper deals with investigations performed at the Netherlands Ship Model Basin on thrusters which are able to improve the manoeuvrability and position-keeping ability of vessels and other floating objects. The characteristics of these thrusters (thrust and power at different angles of attack, transverse forces and moments) are discussed.

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manoeuvring and nautical studiesstability, seakeeping and ocean engineeringmeasurements and controldata sciencedynamic positioningmanoeuvringrenewablesoil and gasinfrastructuremarine systemslife at seadefencepassengers and yachtingtransport and shippingmodel testingoffshore engineering