At the search of a free VPP...

Discussion in 'Software' started by Tanguy, Apr 15, 2003.

  1. Tanguy
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    Tanguy Naval architect

    Hello,

    I'm searching a free VPP. Maybe i'm a dreamer, but I have to finish a project for my studies and i need to use a vpp for a 60 footers. The only software i found, councerned smaller boat.

    Tanguy.
     
  2. dionysis
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    dionysis Senior Member

  3. nico
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    nico Senior Member

    This is not a vpp, only a part of it it ll give u only the drag part of the hull. The other parts will be lift of appendages, lift and drag of sails.

    I am trying to develop one.

    The values of drag found in the spreadsheet are very similar to towing tank test results.

    Nico
     
  4. dionysis
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    dionysis Senior Member

    oops...

    no, it is not a vpp, you are right nico.:eek:

    dionysis
     

  5. Andrew Mason
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    Andrew Mason Senior Member

    Low cost VPP

    It's not free, but at about $900 our SPAN program is one of the most cost effective VPPs around. It is a full Windows based program, is based on the published IMS algorithms, and accepts either a Maxsurf hull surface model (easiest), values from the IMS LPP or values from an IMS certificate.

    You can download a demo by going to -
    http://www.formsys.com/Maxsurf/MSIndex.html

    and clicking on the Demos option at the top of the page.
     
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