Design and Structural Analysis of a SWATH type vessel using the Finite Element Method and its response to Slamming events

  • Hugo Leonardo Murcia Gallo Escuela Naval de Cadetes “Almirante Padilla”, Colombia
  • Richard Lionel Luco Salman Universidad Austral de Chile, Valdivia, Chile
  • David Ignacio Fuentes Montaña Universidad Técnica de Berlín, Alemania
Keywords: Ship, Boat, Mechanical Model, Finite Element Method, Structure, SWATH

Abstract

The main objective of this study is to analyze the structural response of a boat during a slamming event using the Finite Element Method in a Small Water Area Twin Hull (SWATH) type boat.  In the mentioned load condition, the acceptance criteria established by a classification society must be fulfilled, taking into account the areas where this event affects the structure such as the junction deck, the pontoons and other structural members established by the standard, all this generated by the high pressure loads in the ship's structure in a very short period of time being an element of study in this type of vessels, as long as they are within the range of high speed vessels. Among the main results of this study were the deformations and stresses in the structure obtained under the reference parameters of the classification society.

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Author Biographies

Hugo Leonardo Murcia Gallo, Escuela Naval de Cadetes “Almirante Padilla”, Colombia

Escuela Naval de Cadetes “Almirante Padilla”, Colombia.

Richard Lionel Luco Salman, Universidad Austral de Chile, Valdivia, Chile

Instituto de Cs. Navales y Marítimas, Universidad Austral de Chile. Valdivia, Chile.

David Ignacio Fuentes Montaña, Universidad Técnica de Berlín, Alemania

Universidad Técnica de Berlín, Alemania.

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Published
2020-07-31
How to Cite
Murcia Gallo, H. L., Luco Salman, R. L., & Fuentes Montaña, D. I. (2020). Design and Structural Analysis of a SWATH type vessel using the Finite Element Method and its response to Slamming events. Ciencia Y tecnología De Buques, 14(27), 55-66. https://doi.org/10.25043/19098642.205
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Scientific and Technological Research Articles