CFD Online Logo CFD Online URL
Home > Forums > Main CFD Forum

6-DOF of Marine Application

Register Blogs Members List Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old   March 31, 2011, 22:56
Default 6-DOF of Marine Application
Naimish Harpal (MS Aerospace Engr)
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Long Beach, CA
Posts: 50
Rep Power: 10
naimishharpal is on a distinguished road
Hi all,
I am trying to model a CFD simulation for a sailboat (with rigid type sail).

As conventional CFD approach (VOF multiphase), I am able to perform Dynamic Fluid Body Interaction (DFBI) [or Fluid Structure Interaction (FSI)] simulation for incoming water condition at given speed and wind direction. Note that the boat is kept fixed in water flow-direction.

Now, I want to do the simulation other way around. Target is that the blowing wind (independent of water-direction) should now allow(propel) the boat to move forward in water which is initially set at quiescent condition.

Does anyone has idea about how to setup this problem?

naimishharpal is offline   Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Is Playstation 3 cluster suitable for CFD work hsieh OpenFOAM 9 August 16, 2015 14:53
Others library application for OpenFoam 1.5 in Windows lcnmy OpenFOAM Installation on Windows, Mac and other Unsupported Platforms 2 July 21, 2010 20:54
What is the optimal (economically and user friendly) CFD software for my application? Rame Main CFD Forum 0 August 10, 2009 05:30
The concept of DOF in fluid mechanics and CFD bearcat Main CFD Forum 8 May 27, 2007 18:02
help required in using six dof solver in fluent Shah FLUENT 1 February 25, 2006 12:31

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 15:39.