Orca3D Marine CFD

Simerics-related questions

Using a Python script to automate the analysis of multiple speeds or RPMs
Attached you will find a script that is used to run multiple speeds or RPMs in succession automatically. Here are the steps to follow: In order to run a P...
Wed, 21 Mar, 2018 at 2:21 PM
Varying RPM in a Self-Propelled Analysis
When doing a powered run, you have the option of entering a fixed RPM (where the propeller starts at that value and remains there for the entire run), or yo...
Wed, 14 Feb, 2018 at 2:24 PM
My SimericsMP license (part of Orca3D Marine CFD) has stopped working
Assuming this is not just because your license/evaluation period has ended, if you find that SimericsMP has stopped working and opens with an error message ...
Tue, 20 Feb, 2018 at 2:47 PM
Simerics license is no longer working
If you get an error message when starting SimericsMP that says "License Request Failed," it could be related to multiple issues: 1. Make sure ...
Tue, 20 Mar, 2018 at 2:33 PM
How to Adjust the Heave and Pitch Damping During a Run to Look for Porpoising
Numerical damping is applied to Heave and Pitch by default to damp the oscillations that can result from rapid acceleration at the beginning of a run. Howev...
Sun, 1 Apr, 2018 at 5:57 PM
Waterjet Propulsion
The simplest way to model waterjet propulsion in Orca3D Marine CFD is to use a force vector as your propulsion source. This is very easy to do using the fol...
Sun, 1 Apr, 2018 at 8:45 PM
How can I extract the dynamic pressure (and other values) from a specific location?
To get data at a specific location, you first create a Monitoring Point. To create a Monitoring Point click the "Create a Monitoring Point" toolba...
Tue, 22 Jan, 2019 at 8:18 PM
How to create custom display variables
SimericsMP allows the user to define custom display variables that can be displayed in the 3D graphical views. SimericsMP also allows the user to create cus...
Wed, 27 Feb, 2019 at 6:32 PM
Fixing Heave and/or Trim
By default, simulations generated in Orca3D Marine CFD include heave and pitch dynamics, i.e., they are free to sink and trim. You can turn off either or bo...
Mon, 11 Mar, 2019 at 8:51 AM