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Prof. Adrian Olaru
University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania
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IJMO 2015 Vol.5(4): 277-280 ISSN: 2010-3697
DOI: 10.7763/IJMO.2015.V5.474

Numerical Simulation for Hydrodynamic Characteristics of Twin Skeg Container Vessel

A. Priyanto, Y. M. Ahmed, Zulhazazi, and Sunarsih
Abstract—Hydrodynamic characteristics of twin skeg container vessel at different grid refinement and constant speeds were explored using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD). RANSE code Ansys CFX fitted with Shear Stress Transport (SST) turbulence model was used to carry out numerical simulations for the hull form of the twin skeg vessel model. Grid generator ICEM CFD was used to build hybrid grids for RANSE code solver. Set with Volume of Fluid (VOF) method, the program was utilised to capture the free surface flow around the hull. With emphasis given to the effect of mesh resolution on resistance, wave cut around hull and wave profile generated, comparison among different cases of grid refinement shows promising results.

Index Terms—Twin skeg vessel, CFD, free surface, CFX, resistance, numerical.

A. Priyanto and Y. M. Ahmed are with the Marine Technology Centre, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81300 UTM Skudai, Johor Bahru, Malaysia (e-mail: agoes@mail.fkm.utm.my, yasser@mail.fkm.utm.my).
Zulhazazi and Sunarsih are with the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81300 UTM Skudai, Johor Bahru, Malaysia (e-mail: zulhazazi@gmail.com, bekhairunnisa@gmail.com).

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Cite: A. Priyanto, Y. M. Ahmed, Zulhazazi, and Sunarsih, "Numerical Simulation for Hydrodynamic Characteristics of Twin Skeg Container Vessel," International Journal of Modeling and Optimization vol. 5, no. 4, pp. 277-280, 2015.

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