Mathematical model of the ship manoeuvring
Starting with the initial design phase, the knowledge of the ship manoeuvring performance is an important problem. One of the methods to evaluate the manoeuvring characteristics is based on the time domain simulation of the standard manoeuvring tests. A typical mathematical model that may be used to determine the manoeuvring characteristics of the ships is presented in this paper.
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