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