Papers on sailing boats FEM Analysis

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  1. ruysg
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    ruysg Junior Member


    I'm working on a FEM (finit element method) structural analysis of small sailing dinghy, for academic purposes (for some reason I can't seem to remember now I thought a small boat would be easier to model than a big one, my mistake).

    Any indications of technical papers on the subject, or journals and symposiums to look into, would be really appreciated.

    Thanks a lot

    PS: Yes, I don't really think you need a full blown FEM analysis for a dinghy, but I hope that at I'll learn something in the process.
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