Prediction of velocity and attitude of a yacht sailing upwind by computational fluid dynamics

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Heebum Lee; Mi Yeon Park; Sunho Park; Shin Hyung Rhee;
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Journal: International Journal of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering, volume 8, issue 1, pages 1-12 (issn: 2092-6782)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.ijnaoe.2016.01.003
  • Subject: VM1-989 | Naval architecture. Shipbuilding. Marine engineering | Sailing yacht | Ocean engineering | Sailing attitude prediction | Velocity prediction | TC1501-1800 | Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) | Computational fluid dynamics (CFD); Velocity prediction; Sailingattitude prediction; Sailing yacht

One of the most important factors in sailing yacht design is accurate velocity prediction. Velocity prediction programs (VPP's) are widely used to predict velocity of sailing yachts. VPP's, which are primarily based on experimental data and experience of long years, how... View more
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