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Determination of Added Mass and Inertia Moment of Marine Ships Moving in 6 Degrees of Freedom
International Journal of Transportation Engineering and Technology
Volume 2, Issue 1, March 2016, Pages: 8-14
Received: Mar. 16, 2016; Accepted: Mar. 30, 2016; Published: Apr. 25, 2016
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Do Thanh Sen, Maritime Education and Human Resource Center (UT-STC), Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Tran Canh Vinh, Faculty of Navigation, Ho Chi Minh City University of Transport, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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When a ship moves in water with acceleration or deceleration, quantities of fluid moving around the hull creating additional hydrodynamic forces acting on the hull. It is imagined as the added mass which increases the total system mass and inertia moment. In order to establish the mathematical model for ship motion, the added components need to be determined. For a particular ship, these hydrodynamic components can be obtained by experiment. However, for ship simulation especially at the initial design stage it is necessary to calculate and estimate by theoretical method. This study aims to find out a general method to calculate all components of added mass and inertia moment in 6 degrees of freedom for simulating ship movement.
Added Mass, Hydrodynamic Coefficient, Mathematical Modeling, Ship Simulation
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Do Thanh Sen, Tran Canh Vinh, Determination of Added Mass and Inertia Moment of Marine Ships Moving in 6 Degrees of Freedom, International Journal of Transportation Engineering and Technology. Vol. 2, No. 1, 2016, pp. 8-14. doi: 10.11648/j.ijtet.20160201.12
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