Crest of the Royal National Institution of Naval Architects - Click to return to the homepage

The Royal Institute of Naval Architects

Man Energy Hybrid

Alfa-Laval Oct 2019

IJME 520

Paper Title: Study of Airflow Around Ship with Rigid Sail Array and Potential Array Propulsive Power 

 

Authors

G M Atkinson, Eco Marine Power, Japan and University of Tasmania, Australia

Summary  

An array of rigid sails installed on a large powered ship could provide a viable means to reduce fuel oil consumption (FOC) and emissions by using the power of the wind as a source of supplementary propulsion. This paper describes the study of airflow around a concept ship design fitted with 14 segment rigid sails (SRS) using a virtual wind tunnel software application and also investigates the propulsive force that a fixed sail array could provide using computational fluid dynamics (CFD) analysis.

 

Reference

Transactions RINA, Vol 161, Part A2, International Journal Maritime Engineering, Apr - Jun 2019 

DOI Number

DOI No: 10.3940/rina.ijme.2019.a2.520

Search and Order IJME papers

All International Journal of Maritime Engineering (IJME) papers are listed in the RINA Publications Database. You can search the database by author name and paper title. Publications may be ordered and paid for online. Other publications are also listed, some of which may be downloaded free of charge. Follow the link to Search Publications & Order.

SIG SHIPS PROMO

Marine 4.0

AHOY Europort 2019

Posidonia 2019

MSF130x130

LNG/LPG Oct

Marintec 2019

Man Energy Survey - Sept