Difference between revisions of "Scale models"
|Line 1:||Line 1:|
Scale models for engineering studies can help evaluate seastead designs, especially in conjunction with [http://wiki.
Scale models for engineering studies can help evaluate seastead designs, especially in conjunction with [http://wiki..org/Low_Cost_Wave_Tanks wave tanks]
Revision as of 14:51, 29 July 2017
Scale models for engineering studies can help evaluate seastead designs, especially in conjunction with wave tanks
If you want to simulate 8 foot waves with a period of 10 seconds while using a 1:25 scale model then waves for the model should be 4 inches high with a period of 2 seconds. Model waves 1 foot high correspond to 25 foot high real waves. Probably most modeling at 1:25 scale will be using between 4 inch and 1 foot waves.
Mass scales with the cube of the dimension, so at 1:25 scale the mass in full scale prototype is 15,625 times larger than in a model. So if a model has 20 lbs of ballast the full scale will have 312,500 lbs of ballast.
If you shoot video of a 1:25 scale model and slow it down by 5 then you can watch it as if your model was full scale and things were in real time.
* Wikipedia Similitude (model) * Wikipedia Similitude of ship models * Wikipedia Ship model basin * Wikipedia Response amplitude operator * Wikipedia Port Revel Shiphandling Training Centre
* Wikipedia Ship motions * Wikipedia Seakeeping * Wikipedia Ship stability * Vince Cate Models * Low Cost Wave Tank
|Structure requirements · PintStead · Spar · Semi-submersible · Submersible · Boats · Collaborative Design · Space Frame · Low Cost Seastead · Conex dumbbell · Docks ·|
|Materials · Thin Shell Ferrocement · Concrete · Geopolymer · Basalt|
|Low Cost Wave Tank · Scale models · Wind Loads · Seasteading Software|
|Stability & Propulsion|
|Stability · Propulsion · Station Keeping · Gyroscopes · Stabilizers · Pneumatically Stabilized Platforms · Connections|