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ISSN 2083-6473
ISSN 2083-6481 (electronic version)




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Prof. Tomasz Neumann

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TransNav, Faculty of Navigation
Gdynia Maritime University
3, John Paul II Avenue
81-345 Gdynia, POLAND
Vessel-Fender Contact Force Modelling for a Real-time Ship Manoeuvring Simulator
1 University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
ABSTRACT: This paper presents the development of a method for calculating the horizontal contact forces between two bodies in a real-time ship manoeuvring simulator. The method was implemented in the simulator of the University of São Paulo, whose computing core is named “Dyna”. The model proposed calculates restoration and friction forces between bodies and has a Momentum-Impulse based criterion to reduce numerical issues when the simulation numerical integration has large time-steps. The model was empirically evaluated at the simulator by deck officers, in real-time simulations with pilots and tugmasters. We also ran simulations of that model to compare its performance under different integration time-steps lengths.
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Citation note:
Moreno F.M., Sasaki H.A.U., Makiyama H.S., Tannuri E.A.: Vessel-Fender Contact Force Modelling for a Real-time Ship Manoeuvring Simulator. TransNav, the International Journal on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation, Vol. 17, No. 4, doi:10.12716/1001.17.04.07, pp. 813-820, 2023
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