Lookup NU author(s): Dr Michael Woodward,
Dr David Clarke,
Professor Mehmet Atlar
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The initial discussion describes some differences anticipated in the manoeuvring characteristics of ships fitted with podded propulsors when compared to conventional arrangements. Model tests for a podded ship displaying course instability are compared to results obtained using pre-defined semi-empirical equations resulting in good agreement. An optimisation routine based on stability criteria is proposed and the resulting design charts are used to identify a stable design.
Author(s): Clarke D; Atlar M; Woodward MD
Publication type: Conference Proceedings (inc. Abstract)
Conference Name: 1st Postgraduate Research Conference
Year of Conference: 2002
Number of Volumes: 1
Publisher: School of Marine Science and Technology