Dynamic analysis of multibodies system with a floating base for rolling of ro-ro ship caused by wave and slip of heavy load

  • Shen Qing 
  • Li Yue 
  • Chen Xu-jun 


Common effect of wave and slip of internal heavy load will make rolling of the roll-on ship serious. This is one of the important reasons for overturn of ro-ro ships. The multibodies System with a floating base is composed of ro-ro ship and slipping heavy load. This paper takes the rolling angle of the ship and the transverse displacement of the heavy load on desk as two freedoms. Making use of analysis of apparent gravitation and apparent buoyancy, the wave rolling moment is derived. By use of dynamic method of multibodies system with a floating base, dynamic equations of the system are established. Taking a certain channel ferry as an example, a set of numerical calculation have been carried out for rolling response of the ship and displacement response of the slipping heavy load under common effect of synchro-slipping heavy loads and wave.

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ro-ro ship floating base multibodies system dynamics 

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  • Shen Qing 
    • 1
  • Li Yue 
    • 1
  • Chen Xu-jun 
    • 1
  1. 1.The Engineering Institute of Engineer CorpsPLA University of Science and TechnologyNanjingChina

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