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  • Outlook for Navigation - Comparing Human Performance with a Robotic Solution 

    Blanke, M.; Hansen, S.; Stets, J.D.; Koester, T.; Brøsted, J.E.; Llopart Maurin, A.; Nykvist, N.; Bang, J. (SINTEF Proceedings;3, Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    Considering whether a temporarily unattended bridge could be allowed, Maritime Authorities wish to investigate whether sensor technology is available that, when seconded by sophisticated computer algorithms, is able to ...
  • Defining Ship Autonomy by Characteristic Factors 

    Rødseth, Ørnulf Jan (SINTEF Proceedings;3, Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    Several papers have proposed ways to define levels of autonomy (LOA), i.e. how responsibility is shared between an automation system and a human when the automation system to some degree can operate independently of the ...
  • Human Factors Issues in Maritime Autonomous Surface Ship Systems Development 

    Karvonen, Hannu; Martio, Jussi (SINTEF Proceedings;3, Chapter; Conference object; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    The human side of highly automated maritime systems can often be neglected in their development. Paradoxically, history and scientific studies have shown that with highly automated systems, there is still a crucial need ...
  • Interaction Between Manned and Autonomous Ships: Automation Transparency 

    Porathe, Thomas (SINTEF Proceedings;3, Chapter; Conference object; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships (MASS) is on the research agenda of several countries. In Norway a 120 TEU autonomous container feeder is currently being built. Hopes are attached to safety as well as costs and efficiency ...
  • Hull-to-Hull Concept Supporting Autonomous Navigation 

    Berge, Svein P.; Hagaseth, Marianne; Kvam, Per Erik; Rinnan, Arne (SINTEF Proceedings;3, Research report, 2019)
    This paper presents the hull-to-hull (H2H) project where the concept of hull to hull positioning and uncertainty zones are used to assist navigators and operators to perform safe navigation of objects in proximity to each ...
  • Mass Technology Development by Means of Ship Handling Simulation 

    Burmeister, Hans-Christoph; Lee, Ah-Ram; Oeffner, Johannes; Shetty, Srikanth; Walther, Laura (SINTEF Proceedings;3, Chapter; Conference object; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    This paper will stress the importance of Ship Handling Simulation (SHS)-based Maritime Autonomous Surface Ship (MASS) prototype development and aligns it with the IMO Guidelines on Software Quality Assurance and Humancentered ...
  • A multi‐domain 1D particle‐reactor model for packed bed reactor applications 

    Tabib, Mandar; Cloete, Schalk; Morud, John; Lysberg, Magne; Amini, Shahriar (SINTEF Proceedings;2, Chapter; Conference object; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    A validated multi-domain 1D particle-reactor model has been developed to simulate packed bed reactor operation. Two main components of the model are: (1) a particle model for simulating the radial distribution of chemical ...
  • Importance of the different fluid forces on particle dispersion in fluid phase resonance mixers 

    Schmalfuss, Silvio; Sommerfeld, Martin (SINTEF Proceedings;2, Chapter; Conference object; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    In Fluid Phase Resonance (FPR) mixers, a central pipe reaches into the liquid phase inside a mixing vessel. Thus two closed gas cushions are formed above the liquid – one inside the pipe and one above the liquid inside ...
  • Modelling and numerical simulation of surface active species transport ‐ reaction in welding processes 

    Dorogan, Kateryna (SINTEF Proceedings;2, Chapter; Conference object; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    This paper deals with the modelling of steel melting process during TIG welding operations on the nuclear power plants. The issue of the quality assurance of welding operations on some components is of great importance for ...
  • CFD based study of dense medium drum separation processes 

    Eggers, Arne; Baelmans, Martine; Vanierschot, Maarten (SINTEF Proceedings;2, Chapter; Conference object; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    Dense Medium Drum (DMD) separation is applied particularly in the coal and recycling industries. Characteristic of the process is a separation based on density, driven by the buoyancy and gravitational forces acting on an ...
  • Parallel multiphase flow software for solving the Navier‐Stokes equations 

    Al-Rashed, Fahad S.; Shariff, Maher M. (SINTEF Proceedings;2, Chapter; Conference object; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    A code based on finite element method was built and applied on the variable density incompressible Navier-Stokes equations for accurately simulating immiscible two phase flows. The algorithm simulates the interface ...
  • Flow past a yawed cylinder of finite length using a fictitious domain method 

    Pierson, Jean-Lou; Hammouti, Abdelkader; Auguste, Franck; Wachs, Anthony (SINTEF Proceedings;2, Chapter; Conference object; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    In this work, the flow past a finite-end yawed cylinder is studied. This constitute a first step to understand the motion of freely moving particles. To this aim the Finite Volume / Fictitious Domain (FV/FD) method developed ...
  • A DNS study of droplet spreading and penetration on a porous medium 

    Das, S.; Milacic, E.; Patel, H.V.; Deen, N.G.; Kuipers, J.A.M. (SINTEF Proceedings;2, Chapter; Conference object; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    We have investigated the dynamics of droplet spreading and liquid penetration at the surface of a porous medium at zero-gravity condition. A coupled IBM-VOF finite volume code has been used to perform pore-scale level fully ...
  • From linear to nonlinear: Transient growth in confined magnetohydrodynamic flows 

    Cassells, Oliver G.W.; Vo, Tony; Potherat, Alban; Sheard, Gregory J. (SINTEF Proceedings;2, Chapter; Conference object; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    The underlying flow mechanisms for the destabilisation of an electrically conducting fluid under the influence of a transverse magnetic field in a square duct are investigated. Such flows are applicable to metallurgical ...
  • Large scale modelling of bubble formation and growth in a supersaturated liquid 

    Battistella, Alessandro; Aelen, Sander S.C.; Roghair, Ivo; Van Sint Annaland, Martin (SINTEF Proceedings;2, Chapter; Conference object; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    Bubble formation due to supersaturation or superheating plays an important role in many different areas from boiling flows to reactions producing gases, such as in electrolytic processes or fermentation. The predominant ...
  • Multiscale approach to fully resolved boundary layers using adaptive grids 

    Panda, A.; Peters, E.A.J.F.; Baltussen, M.W.; Kuipers, J.A.M. (SINTEF Proceedings;2, Chapter; Conference object; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    Bubbly flows are omnipresent in most industrial processes. Often the intended use of such processes is to facilitate efficient mass and heat transfer for reactive flows. Mass and heat transfer coupled with fluid flow in ...
  • A numerical evaluation of the effect of the electro‐magnetic force on bubble flow in aluminium smelting process 

    Feng, Yuging; Witt, Peter J.; Zhao, Zhibin; Zhang, Kaiyu; Schwarz, M. Philip; Wang, Zhaowen (SINTEF Proceedings;2, Chapter; Conference object; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    This paper aims to investigate the effect of electromagnetic forces on bubble flow under an anode using a computational fluid dynamics (CFD) model with the volume-of-fluid (VOF) method to capture the gas-liquid interface. ...
  • A numerical approach to model aggregate restructuring in shear flow using DEM in Lattice‐Boltzmann simulations 

    Saxena, Akash; Kroll-Rabotin, Jean-Sebastien; Sanders, R.Sean (SINTEF Proceedings;2, Chapter; Conference object; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    Aggregate shape and structure significantly impact rheological properties of fluids in many fields such as extractive metallurgy, oil field drilling and mineral processing. The morphology of the aggregates determines the ...
  • Recent developments for the computation of the necessary submergence of pump intakes with free surfaces 

    Bloemeling, Frank; Lawall, Ralf (SINTEF Proceedings;2, Chapter; Conference object; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    Swirling flow and gas entrainment induced by vortex formation at pump intakes are possible causes for pump failures and damages. Thus, the avoidance of hollow surface vortices is a safety-related issue for all plants ...
  • Influence of the upstream cylinder and wave breaking point on the breaking wave forces on the downstream cylinder 

    Kamath, Arun; Alagan Chella, Mayilvahanan; Bihs, Hans; Arntsen, Øivind A. (SINTEF Proceedings;2, Chapter; Conference object; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    The interaction of breaking waves with marine structures involves complex free surface deformation and instantaneous loading on the structural members. A typical offshore platform or a coastal structure consists of ...

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