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Marine Systems

Recent projects

(1) Simulation and Testing of Wave-Adaptive Modular Vessels

The primary contributions of this research includes:

  • First application of multi-post shaker rig testing to marine vessels
  • Coined the term “Quarter-Boat” for simulating the dynamics of one corner of a marine vessel
  • Established criteria for evaluating marine testing programs with suspension systems
  • Coupling of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and Multi-Body Dynamics (MBD) codes for future WAM-V optimization