Hydrodynamic Interaction between Bodies

ANSYS AQWA software can take into account the hydrodynamic interaction between adjacent vessels and structures, since the motions of one structure can affect the motions of another. These structures can be articulated, connected by cables or independent. A typical application is shielding effects. Forward speed effects can be included in the interaction.

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 Shielding effects of a pier adjacent to a ship, an important aspect in the design of breakwaters and how they affect mooring systems