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Journal of Ocean Research. 2014, 2(1), 5-10
DOI: 10.12691/jor-2-1-2
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Parametric Study on Vessel Body Lines Modeling to Optimize Seakeeping Performance

Mohsen Khosravi Babadi1 and Hassan Ghassemi1,

1Department of Ocean Engineering, AmirKabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

Pub. Date: May 19, 2014

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Mohsen Khosravi Babadi and Hassan Ghassemi. Parametric Study on Vessel Body Lines Modeling to Optimize Seakeeping Performance. Journal of Ocean Research. 2014; 2(1):5-10. doi: 10.12691/jor-2-1-2


In this paper abody lines modeling algorithm for a corvettevesselis presented. In the algorithm seakeeping performance improved by variation in water-plane area coefficient (CWP) and consequently the vessel body lines modified. Fuzzy method used to body line modeling which the variation of CWP does not make change of the other geometric parameters (CP, CB, Cm, L and B). In this method, the impact of CWP changes on the rate of seakeeping parameter’s improvement has been studied and seakeeping performance index (SPI) defined as objective functions. Optimum value of seakeeping collective improvement obtained for the vessel body lines, using multi-objective genetic algorithms optimization (GA). Obviously, this method can be efficient in assuming that the other vessel geometrical coefficients are optimum.

Fuzzy modeling Genetic algorithms optimization sea-keeping water-plane area coefficient

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