Validation of viscous flow and wake field predictions for ships at full scale

AuthorsStarke, A.R., Windt J. and Raven, H.C.
Conference/Journal26th ONR Symposium on Naval Hydrodynamics, Rome, Italy
DateSep 1, 2006

In this paper full-scale wake field validations for a number of ships are presented and discussed. It will be shown that accurate viscous-flow computations are possible at full scale, which show good correlation with experimental data measured during sea trials with ship-mounted LDV systems.

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