Propulsion Requirements & Efficiency

“QED Naval can assess the efficiency of and your propulsion requirements or power output from your electrical/mechanical system”.

Froude towing tank at QinetiQ's Haslar facility.
Froude towing tank at QinetiQ’s Haslar facility.
  • Theoretical resistance/powering curves (regression);
  • Virtual towing tank tests using CFD simulations;
  • Resistance in waves and wind from compass rose trials;
  • Assessment of towing tank results to generate RAOs;
  • Motor and gearbox definition;
  • System simulation using Matlab Simulink.

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