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Accession Number ADA601720
Title Development of a Generic Hull Stiffener Modelling Capability for Trident Modeller.
Publication Date Sep 2013
Media Count 21p
Personal Author T. MacAdam
Abstract This report details work undertaken to add a general hull stiffener modeling capability to the Trident Modeller software application. The capability was designed after analysis of the way hull stiffeners are typically defined in ship construction plans. The resulting implementation allowed creation of stiffeners through a number of means including arclength measurements along the hull surface, equal spacing between reference curves on the hull surface, and importing the stiffener's shape from external CAD definitions. The new capability was tested and exhibited a level of robustness on par with the existing Trident Modeller RMGScript modeling entities.
Keywords Algorithms
Computer aided design
Computer applications
Computer programs
Finite element analysis
Foreign reports
Marine engineering
Ship hulls

Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 47A - Marine Engineering
Corporate Author Martec Ltd., Halifax (Nova Scotia).
Document Type Technical report
Title Note Contract rept.
NTIS Issue Number 1422
Contract Number N/A

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