Our ship hull services
3D design and modeling
In a couple of hours, we model a rough and fair (concept) design of any type of ship or yacht hull. Based on a sketch, pictures, linesplan etc, we use our in house Rapid Hull Modeling Methodology.
Applications of a 3D model of a ship hull:
- As a basis for an overall 3D design including: structure, decks, superstructure, interior etc;
- For analysis of hydrostatics and power and resistance;
- Input for CFD en FEM and other analysis tools;
- 3D print;
- and more……
When we have a conceptual hull shape in Rhino, we can also do fairing and preparation for manufacturing. This can include nesting and cutting files. We can also model, analyse and optimize ship hulls that are based on developable surfaces.
Reverse engineeering of a 3D model from an existing linesplan, scan or other measurement
At RhinoCentre we developed clever strategies to model a fair 3D ship hull, fast and accurate, based on your reference input. Your input can be for example: 2D linesplan, point cloud, offset table.
Parameterization of an existing hull
Especially when a hull is a standard design that has to be edited often for new requests, it should be parameterized. Only then, the overall dimensions and shape can be adjusted quickly while maintaining fairness. Please take a look at our demo at Rhinoceros Report.
Please contact Gerard Petersen to discuss your needs.