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A new conformal mapping technique for ship sections

Westlake, P.C. and Wilson, P.A. (2000) A new conformal mapping technique for ship sections International Shipbuilding Progress, 47, (449/2000), pp. 5-22.

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Abstract

A multiparameter conformal mapping technique is presented which permits the accurate description of realistic ship sections. The solution of a nonlinear set of equations describing the transformation of a circle to the arbitrarily shaped section s linearised using a new method which produces a monotonic relationship between coordinates in the physical and reference planes. This feature allows the mapping of reentrant sections such as large bulbous bows and the inclusion of features such as bilge keels and shaft brackets. The assumed form of the conformal mapping permits asymmetric sections to be represented. The sections can be successfully transformed at different heel angles.

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Published date: 2000
Organisations: Fluid Structure Interactions Group

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Local EPrints ID: 21529
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/21529
ISSN: 0020-868X
PURE UUID: 2013bf66-07bb-41b9-a8c0-dc2b927e94b5
ORCID for P.A. Wilson: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-6939-682X

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Date deposited: 08 Feb 2007
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 16:26

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Author: P.C. Westlake
Author: P.A. Wilson ORCID iD

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