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 Lingyu Li,Hongde Qin,Peng Li,et al.Influence of the Blocking Effect of Circulating Water Channels on Hydrodynamic Coefficient Estimation for Autonomous Underwater Vehicles[J].Journal of Marine Science and Application,2023,(3):411-420.[doi:10.1007/s11804-023-00354-6]
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Influence of the Blocking Effect of Circulating Water Channels on Hydrodynamic Coefficient Estimation for Autonomous Underwater Vehicles


Influence of the Blocking Effect of Circulating Water Channels on Hydrodynamic Coefficient Estimation for Autonomous Underwater Vehicles
Lingyu Li12 Hongde Qin12 Peng Li123 Xiangqian Wang4
Lingyu Li12 Hongde Qin12 Peng Li123 Xiangqian Wang4
1. Science and Technology on Underwater Vehicle Laboratory, Harbin Engineering University, Harbin 150001, China;
2. College of Shipbuilding Engineering, Harbin Engineering University, Harbin 150001, China;
3. Yantai Research Institute and Graduate School of Harbin Engineering University, Yantai 264006, China;
4. China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation 710 Research Institute, Yichang 443000, China
Hydrodynamic coefficientsBlocking effectCirculating water channel (CWC)Model testAutonomous underwater vehicle
The Reynolds-averaged Navier–Stokes (RANS) equation was solved using computational fluid dynamics to study the effect of the circulating tank wall on the hydrodynamic coefficient of an autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV). Numerical results were compared with the experimental results in the circulating water tank of Harbin Engineering University. The numerical results of the model with different scale ratios under the same water in the flume were studied to investigate the effect of blockage on the hydrodynamic performance of AUV in the circulating flume model test. The results show that the hydrodynamic coefficient is stable with the scale reduction of the model. The influence of blocking effect on AUV is given by combining theoretical calculation with experiment.


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Received date:2022-9-9;Accepted date:2023-4-16。
Foundation item:Supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 51909040), the Fund of Science and Technology on Underwater Vehicle Technology (Grant No. JCKYS2022SXJQR-11), the Heilongjiang Provincial Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. LH2020E073), and the Key Technology Research and Development Program of Shandong (Grant No. 2020CXGC010702).
Corresponding author:Peng Li,E-mail:peng.li@hrbeu.edu.cn
Last Update: 2023-10-10