Evaluation of CFD Meshing Strategies for a Hull with a Yaw Angle, Based on Series 60 Cb=0.6 Hull Form

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DOIResolve DOI: http://doi.org/10.4224/8894893
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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleTechnical Report
SubjectRANS; CFD; Fluent; Mesh
AbstractCommercial RANS based CFD programs have become an accepted method of making predictions of flow patterns, pressures and the forces resulting from water flow around a ship?s hull. The main advantages of using a commercial code are that the user interfaces are flexible and well designed and the codes are validated by a larger number of users in many fields of fluid dynamics and thermodynamics. The disadvantages are that they are very general in their application, and may be more complicated or less reliable to use than a custom made code for a very specific application. The commercial RANS based CFD program used at Memorial University of Newfoundland is Fluent (Fluent Inc., 2005). Meshes for this program can be created in a number of different ways, but Gambit (Fluent Inc., 2005) is the product supplied by the same company for this purpose, and was the program used for this study.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada. Institute for Ocean Technology
PlaceSt. John's, NL
AffiliationNRC Institute for Ocean Technology; National Research Council Canada
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IdentifierTR-2006-11
NRC number6347
NPARC number8894893
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Record created2009-04-22
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