Comprehensive Approach to Verification and Validation of CFD Simulations—Part 2: Application for Rans Simulation of a Cargo/Container Ship

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Robert V. Wilson, Fred Stern

Iowa Institute Hydraulic Research, Department Mechanical Engineering, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242

Hugh W. Coleman

Propulsion Research Center, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL 35899

Eric G. Paterson

Iowa Institute Hydraulic Research, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242

J. Fluids Eng 123(4), 803-810 (Jul 10, 2001) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1412236 History: Received November 04, 1999; Revised July 10, 2001
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
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Grids and computed wave contours on the free-surface plane from verification and validation studies for Series 60: (a) and (b) coarsest—grid 4; (c) and (d) grid 3; (e) and (f ) grid 2; and (g) and (h) finest—grid 1. Ship leading and trailing edges at x/L=0 and 1, respectively.
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Iteration history for Series 60 on grid 1: (a) solution change, (b) ship forces- CF,CP, and CT and (c) magnified view of total resistance CT over last two periods of oscillation
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Grid study for Series 60 wave profile
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Validation of wave profile for Series 60: (a) and (b) grid 1; and (c) and (d) grid 2. E and EC values are normalized with the maximum value for the wave profile ζmax=0.014



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