Real-Time Simulation of Ship Motions in Waves

  • Xiao Chen
  • Guangming Wang
  • Ying Zhu
  • G. Scott Owen
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7431)


We propose a new method for simulating ship motions in waves. Although there have been plenty of previous work on physics based fluid-solid simulation, most of these methods are not suitable for real-time applications. In particular, few methods are designed specifically for simulating ship motion in waves. Our method is based on physics theories of ship motion, but with necessary simplifications to ensure real-time performance. Our results show that this method is well suited to simulate sophisticated ship motions in real time applications.


Transverse Wave Radiation Force Forward Speed Ship Motion Head Wave 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xiao Chen
    • 1
  • Guangming Wang
    • 1
  • Ying Zhu
    • 1
  • G. Scott Owen
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceGeorgia State UniversityAtlantaUSA

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