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Total Stability Failure Probability of a Ship in Beam Wind and Waves: Model Experiment and Numerical Simulation

  • Takumi Kubo
  • Naoya UmedaEmail author
  • Satoshi Izawa
  • Akihiko Matsuda
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Part of the Fluid Mechanics and Its Applications book series (FMIA, volume 119)

Abstract

To establish second-generation intact stability criteria, the International Maritime Organization requires experimentally validated numerical simulation models for stability under the dead ship condition. Here, a beam wind and wave condition is selected as the worst-case scenario and the total-stability-failure probability is quantified. The authors developed a coupled sway–heave–roll–pitch numerical model and compared it with physical experiments of a ship model in artificial irregular beam waves and fluctuating beam wind. The results indicate that the probability of total stability failure estimated by the simulation exists within the confidence interval range of those estimated by the experiment.

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Acknowledgements

This study was supported by Grant-in Aids for Scientific Research from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (Nos. 21360427 and 15H02327) and was partly carried out as a research activity of the Stability Project of the Japan Ship Technology Research Association in the fiscal year of 2011, funded by the Nippon Foundation. The authors sincerely thank these organisations. The authors also thank Prof. Alberto Francescutto and Dr. Gabriele Bulian from the University of Trieste for kindly providing data of the subject ship. The authors are grateful to Dr. Daisuke Terada from NRIFE and Mr. Keisuke Yamane, Mses. Hisako Kubo, Ayumi Morimoto and Fuka Yoshiyama from Osaka University for their assistance during the experiments. The authors would like to thank Enago (www.enago.jp) for the professional English language review.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Takumi Kubo
    • 1
  • Naoya Umeda
    • 1
    Email author
  • Satoshi Izawa
    • 1
  • Akihiko Matsuda
    • 2
  1. 1.Osaka UniversityOsakaJapan
  2. 2.National Research Institute of Fisheries EngineeringHasakiJapan

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