Effect of Consecutive Ship Docking and Undocking on Seawater Circulation in Harbor

선박의 연속적 접⋅이안이 항내 해수순환에 미치는 영향

  • Received : 2016.03.07
  • Accepted : 2016.06.28
  • Published : 2016.06.30


In this study, the model developed by Hong (2012) was modified to describe the consecutive docking/undocking situation and was also applied to investigate the effect on seawater circulation in Busan port by consecutive docking/undocking at the connecting bridge of Busan port. Numerical experiments for various docking/undocking cases were performed by dumping the initial concentration within Busan Port and indicated that the concentration in Busan port becomes steady state without numerical wiggles after sufficient time (at least 20 or 30 days). In addition, it was found that the seawater circulation under ship docking was slightly reduced in comparison with that under ship undocking, and the approach time to the target concentration under all the docking cases increased in comparison with the undocking case.


Docking and undocking of ship;Approaching time to target concentration;Steady state;Connecting bridge of Busan port


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