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Simulation of ship manoeuvring in laterally restricted water


Duffy, JT and Renilson, MR and Thomas, GA, Simulation of ship manoeuvring in laterally restricted water, International Conference on Ship Manoeuvring in Shallow and Confined Water: Bank effects, 13-15 May, Antwerp, Belgium, pp. 85-94. ISBN 978-1-905040-46-9 (2009) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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A method has been developed to predict the sway force and yaw moment induced on a ship by flooded and/or surface piercing banks which is suitable for use in real-time ship-handling simulator mathematical models. A series of model tests was conducted with bulk carrier and containership models constrained in surge, sway and yaw to enable the measurement of bank induced sway force and yaw moment. The effect of ship speed, draught to under keel clearance ratio, ship to bank distance, depth of water over the bank and bank slope on sway force and yaw moment is discussed. Regression analyses have been conducted on the experimental results to produce empirical equations to predict bank induced sway force and yaw moment. These equations have been incorporated into the mathematical model of the shiphandling simulator at the Australian Maritime College. The path of a ship has been predicted in real-time for a manoeuvre, within an Australian port, where ship operators use ship-bank interaction to aid turns. The predicted ship path has been compared to the actual ship path known to occur in the real-life manoeuvre.

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Item Type:Refereed Conference Paper
Research Division:Engineering
Research Group:Maritime engineering
Research Field:Naval architecture
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding knowledge in engineering
UTAS Author:Duffy, JT (Associate Professor Jonathan Duffy)
UTAS Author:Renilson, MR (Professor Martin Renilson)
UTAS Author:Thomas, GA (Professor Giles Thomas)
ID Code:58646
Year Published:2009
Deposited By:NC Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics
Deposited On:2009-10-19
Last Modified:2012-03-21
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