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 deddy1973 March 19, 2012 05:25

How to plot the wave contour in ship flow (free surface) problem

Hi, I have some problems to display my results in wave contour on the ship flow (free surface). I have already used isosurface method but beside that, I want to know wave contour based on z/Lpp. Please give me some tips to make it. thank you

 leviathan March 26, 2012 12:39

I've got same problem...hope some masters could give solutions...:)

 ghorrocks March 26, 2012 18:09

What is z/Lpp? I wish people would not use jargon.

 Cluain March 27, 2012 04:07

You should be able to change the scale in the details of the isosurface to suit z/Lpp. But I don't know does that solve your problem. Can you explain what you are trying to achieve in laymens terms?

 deddy1973 March 27, 2012 05:43

Ok,, I will explain it.....z= wave heigth and Lpp= ship length...so I want to plot the wave contour based on z/Lpp value....please give me good answer...thanks

 ghorrocks March 27, 2012 05:49

This is straight forward - define a variable of z/(ship length) assuming gravity is in the -z direction. Then you can plot this variable on your isosurface of the water surface or any other plot you care to do.

 sony anggara February 19, 2013 06:49

you can make intersection spline between wave and ship hull, then plot it in the curve presented in post processor tools

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