On the numerical prediction of the ship’s manoeuvring behaviour

  • Andrés Cura-Hochbaum Technical University Berlin, Department Dynamics of Maritime Systems. Berlín. Germany.


A numerical procedure to predict the manoeuvrability of a ship based on Reynolds Averaged Navier Stokes simulations is described together with some recommended practices to obtain feasible results. The paper is dedicated to surface ships in unrestricted waters where usually only four degrees of freedom (DoF) are relevant. An example for a tanker shows the capability of the proposed method.


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How to Cite
Cura-Hochbaum, A. (2011). On the numerical prediction of the ship’s manoeuvring behaviour. Ciencia Y tecnología De Buques, 5(9), 27-39. https://doi.org/10.25043/19098642.49
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