Laboratory Manager Dr.-Ing. Jens Neugebauer Circulation Tank

The Institute of Ship Technology, Ocean Engineering and Transport Systems maintains a laboratory for experiments to be carried out as part of the training in ship technology

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Laboratory Manager Dipl.-Phys. Fabian Reuter Cavitation Tunnel

Ideally, cavitation tunnel tests are the basis of an efficient ship design. The transmission of powers by the propeller is combined with an unwanted physical occurrence, so-called cavitation.

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Laboratory Manager Dr.-Ing. Jens Neugebauer Slamming Facility

In co-operation with the TUHH, a slamming test facility (property of the TUHH) was mounted on the circulation tank.Slamming pressures can be measured.

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Project Monitoring: Dr.-Ing. Jens Neugebauer Sloshing-Laboratory (6DOF)

In the Sloshing Laboratory, the motions of a ship are simulated. A plastic tank mounted on top of the motion device represents a cargo tank of the ship.

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Project Monitoring: Dr.-Ing. Jens Neugebauer Particle Image Velocity System

The ISMT operates a stereoscopic Particle-Image-Velocimetry System (PIV-System) for the non-intrusive measurement of velocities in three components within a measurement plane. The advantage of using PIV compared to a 5-Hole-Sensor or Laser-Doppler-Anemometry (LDA) is the simultaneous acquisition of velocities in the desired plane, while the other techniques require a repositioning of the measurement device. Furthermore, compared to the 5-Hole-Sensor, the advantage of PIV is also its non-intrusiveness.

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Server room

HPC-Cluster at the ISMT

Hardware

  • CFD processor cluster with 1264 processor cores
  • seminar processor cluster with LINUX and WINDOWS system software

Software

  • CFD/FEM

         OpenFOAM, STARCCM+, Ansys, Comet, Poseidon, Pro-E, Uthlande, Friendship

  • MATH.CAS

          Matlab

  • CAD-2D-3D