Hydrodynamics and Hull Design

Hydrodynamics and Hull Design

A refined hull shape epitomizes the link between tradition and science. When we link the science of ship design with the experience of past ships, we identify the successes and isolate previous failures. This article glimpses into the background of hydrodynamics by exploring the link between the science of Bernoulli’s equation and the shape of ship hulls.

Six Keys to Better Marine FEA

Six Keys to Better Marine FEA

Tips to Improve Your FEA Model No matter how much work you do in finite element analysis (FEA), there is always room for improvement.  Masters of FEA trade-craft hoard many little tricks and nuggets of wisdom to deliver better FEA.  These tricks yield better ways to...
Reviewing FEA Analysis

Reviewing FEA Analysis

Get The Most From Your FEA Report 1.0 Introduction The engineer delivered a shiny new FEA report, but what does it mean to you?  What details to look for?  Are the results good or bad?  An FEA report contains much more value when all those colorful graphs reveal their...