seakeeper vs tanktest

Discussion in 'Software' started by Guest62110524, Feb 20, 2009.

  1. Guest62110524

    Guest62110524 Previous Member

    we had model in seakeeper, beam sea moderate 1.8m sea, the boat displayed what to me seemed unatural roll, whippy, showing her screw at times
    chine disp hull, 13.5 wl 3.8 wlbeam
    I have never seen a model in seakeeper, but it seemed unatural, as though the wave patterns were really close, steep to
    Any ideas
  2. formsys
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    formsys formsys

    Appendix B of the Seakeeper user manual has a series of validations of Seakeeper motion calculations versus tank tests. Like all strip theory methods, there are some limitations on accuracy for purely beam seas.
  3. Ad Hoc
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    Ad Hoc Naval Architect

    "...I have never seen a model in seakeeper..."

    Then compare it in another software program for verification.
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