Abstract

In the present paper the roll damping decay is investigated for the KRISO Container Ship in various working conditions. For this purpose flow is simulated by solving numerically the unsteady three dimensional equations of fluid motion in which closure to the turbulence is achieved through the DES-SST model. The governing equations are solved by using the finite volume method and the free surface elevation is determined by using a VOF technique. Comparisons with the experimental data are provided to validate the numerical approach in terms of the time history of the roll angle variation for different roll motions and ship speeds.

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