Accession Number : ADP003056

Title :   Numerical Calculations of the Potential Flow About the Wigley Hull,

Corporate Author : ILLINOIS UNIV AT URBANA COORDINATED SCIENCE LAB

Personal Author(s) : Yen,S. M. ; Chamberlain,R. R.

Report Date : 17 NOV 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 19

Abstract : The objective of our study is to develop a numerical method to solve directly the potential equation for the full nonlinear ship wave problem. In a sense, we attempt to design and construct a numerical towing tank to measure the potential flow field around a ship of arbitrary shape.

Descriptors :   *Potential flow, *Ship hulls, Flow fields, Hydrodynamic configurations, Surfaces, Resistance, Mathematical models, Water waves, Numerical methods and procedures, Mesh

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE