Hydrodynamics modelling

Computer modelling can be done in the following areas:

In-house software


Slender-body code for flow around ships in shallow water


Panel code for flow around submarines


Time-domain code for moored ship motions and loads

Third-party software

MATLAB: Mathematical software

WAMIT and NEMOH: Radiation / diffraction software for wave-induced loads and motions

OCTOPUS and PDSTRIP: Strip theory for ship wave-induced motions

DELFTSHIP: Ship design software

MICHLET: Resistance and wake of monohulls and catamarans

OPENFOAM: CFD software for viscous flow calculations

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