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Prof. Tomasz Neumann

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TransNav, Faculty of Navigation
Gdynia Maritime University
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Numerical Prediction of Ship's Self-Propulsion Parameter by Using CFD Method
1 Ho Chi Minh City University of Transport, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
ABSTRACT: This paper reports the results of numerical simulations of ship self-propulsion using the computational fluid dynamics (CFD) method. The sliding mesh method is utilized to model the actual propeller working behind the ship. In addition, the volume of fluid method was applied to accurately track and solve the free surface. Some several important factors such as mesh generation, time step, turbulence model that can affect the accuracy of the obtained simulation results are discussed in this research. The Benchmark Japanese Bulk Carrier vessel was used in this study as the case study. The numerical obtained results are compared with measured data to verify and validate the numerical results.
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Citation note:
Hoa N.T.N.: Numerical Prediction of Ship's Self-Propulsion Parameter by Using CFD Method. TransNav, the International Journal on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation, Vol. 18, No. 2, doi:10.12716/1001.18.02.22, pp. 427-432, 2024

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