Design and construction of 6-component balance dynamometer for measurement of the forces, moments andmotions of ship models in the towing tank

M. Atashrazm Jirande; F. Azarsina; M.S. Seif

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2015, , Pages 49-54

  During design spiral of a merchant ship or a naval vessel, it is important to perform towing tank tests in order to measure its performance either in calm water maneuvers or in waves for seakeeping performance. Also, to optimize a hydrodynamic design, towing tank tests are advantageous.This article presents ...  Read More