A Modular Manoeuvring Mathematical Model for Warship Simulation
The changing pattern of usage of ship simulators over the past few years is examined, and the trend towards individual projects noted. The need for more flexible ship manoeuvring mathematical models is then discussed, and the developemnt of a particular model, representing two warship types, is briefly described. Towing tank tests were used to augment the limited full scale results available. Validation of the model is discussed, and a proposal for international definition of agreed mathematical model sub-system interfaces made.
KeywordsModular Model Drift Angle Basic Model Structure Merchant Ship Simulator Mathematical Model
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