Marine Design Software for Hull Modeling? (2012)

Discussion in 'Software' started by Admin, Jan 1, 2012.

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Which program(s) do you use as your primary hull design/modeling software?

  1. Autoship

    10 vote(s)
    7.8%
  2. Catia

    10 vote(s)
    7.8%
  3. DefCar

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  4. Delftship

    23 vote(s)
    18.0%
  5. Fastship

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  6. Freeship

    19 vote(s)
    14.8%
  7. HullCAO

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  8. HullForm

    1 vote(s)
    0.8%
  9. Maxsurf

    28 vote(s)
    21.9%
  10. MultiSurf

    3 vote(s)
    2.3%
  11. Naval Designer

    1 vote(s)
    0.8%
  12. Napa

    5 vote(s)
    3.9%
  13. NX

    2 vote(s)
    1.6%
  14. Prolines

    1 vote(s)
    0.8%
  15. ProSurf

    4 vote(s)
    3.1%
  16. SolidWorks

    10 vote(s)
    7.8%
  17. Rhino

    44 vote(s)
    34.4%
  18. SeaSolution

    1 vote(s)
    0.8%
  19. TouchCAD

    4 vote(s)
    3.1%
  20. Other (please post below)

    10 vote(s)
    7.8%
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  1. jeffking
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    jeffking Junior Member

    Thanks for your reply about Rhino. I saw that in 2009 the hydro-design portion stopped being supported so assumed that it was not available. Will look at this and Orca.

    The hydrostatics use is for regulatory approval.
     
  2. C-mack
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    C-mack Boat Dreamer

    What is the simplest to use?
     
  3. DCockey
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    DCockey Senior Member

    Orca3D is the succesor to RhinoMarine.
     

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