Towards optimal design of ship hull shapes

AuthorsMaisonneuve, J.J., Harries, S., Marzi, J., Raven, H.C., Viviani, U. and Piippo, H.
Conference/JournalIMDC 8th International Marine Design Conference, Athens
DateMay 5, 2003

The following key issues are considered in this paper: parametric shape modelling was worked on through several complementary approaches, CFD tools and associated interfaces were enhanced to meet efficiency and robustness requirements, appropriate design space exploration and optimisation techniques were investigated.

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