Integrated Naval Architecture Software for all Types of Vessels
Island Computer Systems Ltd are an Authorised Bentley Gold Channel Partner - able to provide the full range of Bentley infrastructure products including MicroStation and PowerDraft as well as the marine MAXSURF products: Modeler Fitting VPP Resistance Motions Stability Structure and Multiframe
MAXSURF Resistance estimates the resistance and power requirements for any MAXSURF design using industry standard prediction techniques.
Wake and Power Prediction
When designing a powered vessel using MAXSURF Resistance provides a wide range of calculation methods to help you estimate the resistance and powering requirementsof the hull. A range of industry standard algorithms are provided, allowing you to select the methods most appropriate for your hull shape.
Calculation methodsprovided in Resistance include: Savitsky pre-planing and planing; Lahtiharju for planing vessels; Blount & Fox for planing vessels, Holtrop and Compton for fast displacement hulls; Fung and Series 60 for ships; van Oortmerssen for full form hulls such as tugs and trawlers; and Delft systematic yacht series for sailing yachts. It is also possible to directly analyse the resistance of a MAXSURF hull using a Slender Body method which uses a potential flow CFD approach.
Resistance can automatically readin any MAXSURF design file and measure the required input parameters from it. You also have the option to override these automatically calculated values to fine tune the calculations to match your requirements.
Like all modules in the MAXSURF range, Resistance allows you to copy and paste data to and from other Windows programs allowing you to carry out your own data preparation or post-processing.
Output from Resistance is provided in both tabular and graphical format and is automatically recalculated as changes are made to input parameters.