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Numerical Study of Hydrodynamic Derivatives and Course Stability under Ship-Bank Interaction
H. Liu 1, N. Ma 1, X.C. Gu 1
1 Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China
ABSTRACT: Since ship-bank interaction affects the manoeuvrability of a ship navigating close to a bank, the determination of hydrodynamic derivatives is of great importance to assess the ship manoeuvrability. To obtain the hydrodynamic derivatives of the KVLCC2 model ship with different water depths and ship-bank distances, the simulation of PMM tests are carried out using an unsteady Reynolds-Averaged Navier–Stokes (RANS) based solver. Hybrid dynamic mesh technique is proposed to realize the simulation of pure yaw tests in confined water. Studies on the grid convergence and time-step-size convergence are firstly performed. Hydrodynamic derivatives for the ship in different water depths and ship-bank distances are compared. The course stability is investigated based on time-domain simulations and eigenvalue analysis, and the results show that the ship-bank interaction and shallow water effect have a remarkable influence on the course stability.
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Citation note:
Liu H., Ma N., Gu X.C.: Numerical Study of Hydrodynamic Derivatives and Course Stability under Ship-Bank Interaction. TransNav, the International Journal on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation, Vol. 12, No. 4, doi:10.12716/1001.12.04.14, pp. 747-753, 2018
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Han Liu: Scopus icon56969857300
Ning Ma:
Xiechong Gu: Scopus icon7403203678

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