Name

ICARE

Development LMF (ECN/CNRS), HydrOcean, Bassin d’Essais des Carènes (DGA)
Method Navier-Stokes with free surface
Free Surface Non linear free surface obtained with a deforming mesh method
Main features 3D parallel solver (MPI)
6 degrees of freedom simulations
Numerous meshing topologies availables O, C or H
Advanced turbulence model (k-w, k-eps ...)
Application area and validation test cases Monohull drag
Multihull drag
Added resistance
Wave load coefficients
Damping coefficients
Seakeeping
Maneuverability
Current coefficients
Propulsive power
Unsteady maneuvering simulations
Hull form optimization
Key benefits

Very good accuracy on calculation time ratio
Significant validations on numerous projects
6 freedom degrees model
Propulsion by improved actuator disk
Takes into account regular or irregular multidirectional nonlinear waves
Coupled to a optimization loop

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