Discussion on Analytical Approaches to the Study of Vessel Dynamics—Outcomes of the Two-Part Minisymposium at the 2007 SIAM Conference on Applications of Dynamical Systems
Abstract:While the study of ship stability dates back to Archimedes, modern research on vessel dynamics is at the forefront of applied mathematics. Large-amplitude ship motions result in strongly nonlinear, even chaotic behavior. The current trends toward high-speed and unique hullform vessels in commercial and military applications have broadened the need for robust mathematical approaches to studying the dynamics of these innovative ships. The presentations in this minisymposium focus on analytical formulations to model and understand the complicated dynamics leading to vessel phenomena such as capsizing, broaching, and parametric rolling.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: October 1, 2008
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