SENER Presents Hull Form Optimization Paper

By Eric Haun
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Photo courtesy SENER

COMPIT, Europe’s annual international conference on computer applications and information technology in the Maritime Industries, took place this year from May 12-14 in Redworth, U.K., with the participation of SENER.

SENER’s Rodrigo Pérez presented the paper “An Innovative Approach for Hull Surface Fairing” written by Perez and SENER colleague Mirko Toman.

The paper describes some new capabilities within FORAN to improve the hull forms fairing. The process starts from a set of preliminary hull surfaces, from scratch or after transforming existing hulls. An innovative approach in FORAN allows intelligent shape transformation of objects composed by solids, surfaces, curves, points and meshes.

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