Engineering Simulation Webinar: Numerical Tow Tank

Associations, RINA (Royal Institution of Naval Architects — By on November 11, 2014 at 7:53 PM

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The Numerical Tow Tank:
Meeting EEDI Requirements without Compromising Vessel Speeds

In January 2013, the IMO (International Maritime Organization) introduced the EEDI (Energy Efficiency Design Index) as a way to evaluate the energy efficiency of new vessels. The purpose of the EEDI regulation is to reduce the CO2 emissions from ships. This often leads designers and operators to reduce engine sizes and consequently emissions and operation speeds.This educational webinar will showcase how CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) is being used to evaluate and improve designs to reduce drag from the hull and appendages and maximize thrust from the propulsion system in order to reduce the vessel’s energy requirements.In addition to accurately predicting the performance of design variants, CFD can be successfully used to predict performance in different waves and sea-states: real operating conditions.

Presenters provide an introduction on how naval architects are using engineering simulation software within the ship design process and on a new workflow automation tool EHP (Estimating Hull Performance). These tools reduce the learning curve and model set-up time, as well as embed best practices.

Presenters:
Dr. Tim Yen, Technical Specialist for Marine & Offshore Industries
Alex Read, Director, Business Development for Marine

This event will be offered at multiple times and in multiple languages. Please choose from the following:

• English: November 13 > Registration Details
 • Spanish: December 2 > Registration Details
 • Portuguese: December 2 > Registration Details

This event will be offered at multiple times and in multiple languages.Please choose from the following:English: November 13
Registration Details

Spanish: December 2
Registration Details

Portuguese:December 2
Registration Details

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