This paper is devoted to the verification and validation exercises with the FINE™/Marine software conducted for the Tokyo 2015 workshop. In addition to numerical uncertainty estimation, we also address issues such as the effect of turbulence modelization, wall resolved versus wall modeled approach, propeller resolved versus propeller modeled approach for self-propulsion simulation, etc.
CFD can be considered as a mature tool now for steady state ship hydrodynamic applications such as resistance in calm water. Accurate enough predictions can be obtained with reasonable resources even for fully appended hulls, both for model and for full scale in a routine design procedure.
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