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Validation and verification of hull resistance components using a commercial CFD code

Validation and verification of hull resistance components using a commercial CFD code
Validation and verification of hull resistance components using a commercial CFD code
A mathematically defined Wigley hull form is used to investigate the application of a commercial CFD code in prediction of the total resistance and its components from tangential and normal forces on the hull wetted surface. The computed resistance and wave profiles alongside the hull were compared with experimental observations for six different Froude numbers to validate the simulations. The effects of grids, domain size and turbulence models were studied. A statistical hypothesis test was carried on these resistance data in order to determine the most suitable turbulence model for the lowest and highest Froude numbers.
cfd, free surface flows, ship resistance, validation
Perez G,, C.A.
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Tan, M.
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Wilson, P.A.
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Perez G,, C.A.
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Tan, M.
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Wilson, P.A.
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Perez G,, C.A., Tan, M. and Wilson, P.A. (2008) Validation and verification of hull resistance components using a commercial CFD code. 11th Numerical Towing Tank Symposium, Brest, France. 06 - 08 Sep 2008. 6 pp .

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A mathematically defined Wigley hull form is used to investigate the application of a commercial CFD code in prediction of the total resistance and its components from tangential and normal forces on the hull wetted surface. The computed resistance and wave profiles alongside the hull were compared with experimental observations for six different Froude numbers to validate the simulations. The effects of grids, domain size and turbulence models were studied. A statistical hypothesis test was carried on these resistance data in order to determine the most suitable turbulence model for the lowest and highest Froude numbers.

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Published date: 7 September 2008
Venue - Dates: 11th Numerical Towing Tank Symposium, Brest, France, 2008-09-06 - 2008-09-08
Keywords: cfd, free surface flows, ship resistance, validation
Organisations: Fluid Structure Interactions Group

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Local EPrints ID: 63772
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/63772
PURE UUID: aa671dbd-613a-4637-9ede-6520a19cfb1a
ORCID for P.A. Wilson: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-6939-682X

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Date deposited: 03 Nov 2008
Last modified: 12 Dec 2021 02:35

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Author: C.A. Perez G,
Author: M. Tan
Author: P.A. Wilson ORCID iD

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