A Model Test Study on the Effect of the Stern Interceptor for the Reduction of the Resistance and Trim Angle for Wave-piercing Hulls

파랑관통형 선형의 저항 및 트림각 감소를 위한 선미 인터셉터 부착효과에 관한 모형시험 연구

Kim, Dae Hyuk;Seo, Inn-Duk;Rhee, Key-Pyo;Kim, Nakwan;Ahn, Jin-Hyung

  • Received : 2014.11.13
  • Accepted : 2015.12.11
  • Published : 2015.12.20


Planing hull form is widely used as a high speed vessel hull. There is a problem of the planing hull not solved yet. The problem is that the planing hull has very large vertical acceleration and large heave and pitch motions. As one method for overcoming this problem, there is "wave-piercing hull". Before the motion in waves is investigated, the resistance and running attitude must be investigated. In this paper, the running attitude and resistance of two wave-piercing hulls are investigated by model tests. Model test results show that the wave-piercing hulls have large trim angle and sinkage at the high speed, so additional model tests are conducted by using the hull appended by stern interceptor that is very thin plate to increase the hydrodynamic pressure at the attached location. The results are compared with other planing hulls and the resistance components and the hydrodynamic force are discussed. From the model test results, it can be known that the stern interceptor is the effective appendage for the reduction of the resistance and trim angle of wave-piercing hull.


Wave-piercing hull;High speed vessel;Model test;Stern Interceptor


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