Table of contents for Practical ship hydrodynamics / Volker Bertram.

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Counter Introduction Overview of problems and approaches Model test and similarity laws Full scale tests Numerical approaches (Computational Fluid Dynamics) Basic equations, Basic techniques Applications. Propeller Flows: Propeller geometry and other basics, Propeller curves Numerical methods for propeller design Lifting line theory Lifting surface theory BEM for propellers Field methods Cavitation Experimental approach Propeller design procedure. Resistance and propulsion: Resistance and propulsion concepts Interaction between ship and propeller Decomposition of resistance Experimental approach Towing tanks and experimental set up Resistance test Method ITTC 1957 Method of Hughes-Prohaska Propulsion test Additional resistance under service conditions Simple design approaches CFD approaches for steady flow Wave resistance computations Viscous flow computations Problems for fast and unconventional ships. Ship Seakeeping: Introduction to seakeeping Experimental approaches (model and full-scale) Waves and seaway Airy waves (harmonic waves of small amplitude) Natural seaway Wind and seaway Wave climate Numerical prediction of ship seakeeping Overview of computational methods Strip method Rankine panel methods Problems for fast and unconventional ships Further quantities in regular waves Ship responses in stationary seaway Simulation methods Long-term distributions Slamming. Manoeuvring: Simulation of manoeuvring with known coefficients Coordinate systems and definitions Body forces and manoeuvring motions Linear motion equations CFD for manoeuvring Experimental approaches Manoeuvring tests for full-scale ships in sea trials Model tests Rudders Computation of body forces Slender-body theory Influence of heel Shallow-water effect Jet thrusters Stop manoeuvres. Boundary element methods: Green function formulation Integral equations Source elements Point source Regular first-order panel Jensen panel Higher-order panel Vortex elements Dipole elements Point dipole. Numerical examples for BEM: Two-dimensional body in infinite flow Theory Numerical implementation.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Ships Hydrodynamics