Mathematical model of the ship manoeuvring

  • Dan Obreja “Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati
Keywords: ship motion, manoeuvring, mathematical model.


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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How to Cite
Obreja D. Mathematical model of the ship manoeuvring. Annals of ”Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati. Fascicle XI Shipbuilding [Internet]. 26Nov.2019 [cited 17May2021];42:91-6. Available from:

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