Initially, digital geometric model of a ship hull is assumed to maintain continuity in solving traditional ship theory problems, ship hydromechanics and seakeeping in severe storm waves. In the research reported here we consider using a table of plaza ordinates (transversal projection of frames) supplemented with a description of sterns as a means of describing digital geometric model. This description, which we call Vessel (VSL) format, allows for later addition of compartments, appendages and superstructures. These more complicated ship structures and their characteristics (e.g. ship compartments and superstructures are characterised by template-based modelling) are added to initial ship hull model in separate files from the working directory of a particular experiment. We show how this model is converted into three-dimensional triangular mesh suitable for ship motion simulations. VSL format is generally more efficient than industry standard IGES format and is distinguished by the simplicity and capability of editing by hand.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationComputational Science and Its Applications- ICCSA 2019 - 19th International Conference, Proceedings
EditorsBeniamino Murgante, Osvaldo Gervasi, Elena Stankova, Vladimir Korkhov, Sanjay Misra, Carmelo Torre, Eufemia Tarantino, David Taniar, Ana Maria A.C. Rocha, Bernady O. Apduhan
PublisherSpringer Nature
Number of pages11
ISBN (Print)9783030243043
Publication statusPublished - 29 Jun 2019
Event19th International Conference on Computational Science and Its Applications, ICCSA 2019 - Saint Petersburg
Duration: 1 Jul 20194 Jul 2019

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
Volume11622 LNCS
ISSN (Print)0302-9743
ISSN (Electronic)1611-3349


Conference19th International Conference on Computational Science and Its Applications, ICCSA 2019
CountryRussian Federation
CitySaint Petersburg

Scopus subject areas

  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Computer Science(all)

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