Orca3D Marine CFD - Advanced Features

Turning Analysis with 6 DOF
This is an outline of the steps to do a self-propelled 6 DOF turning analysis, beginning with a straight ahead run to get to equilibrium and then deflecting...
Tue, 28 Jun, 2022 at 9:03 AM
Analysis in Waves
Running an analysis with Orca3D Marine CFD in waves is quite straightforward, although it does require a few tweaks to the standard workflow. Remember that ...
Fri, 24 May, 2024 at 4:58 PM
Performing a Double-Body Analysis with the Submerged Body Template
In this example we will use a foil/bulb combination as the example geometry as shown below. Start by making sure the geometry forms a closed body in Rhino. ...
Tue, 1 Feb, 2022 at 4:05 PM
Using a Controller to Adjust RPM to Reach a Target Speed
SimericsMP has a proportional–integral–derivative (PID) controller module that will let you control the speed of the model via the rpm (as well as many othe...
Wed, 15 Nov, 2023 at 9:58 AM
Captive Model Simulation (Pure Yaw and Sway Tests)
In order to perform a "pure yaw" test with Orca3D Marine CFD you will need to follow these steps. Note that this requires the Premium version. ...
Wed, 7 Jun, 2023 at 1:28 PM
Roll Decay Analysis
This functionality requires the Premium version of Orca3D Marine CFD (Simerics-MP). To perform a roll decay analysis you need to start with an existing ...
Wed, 18 Jan, 2023 at 8:01 AM
Dropping a Vessel into the Water at Speed
The best way to set up this type of run is start by setting it up as you would any other resistance run, with the model in equilibrium in Rhino/Orca3D (by e...
Fri, 10 Nov, 2023 at 5:14 PM