A time-domain strip method, in the Zarnick tradition, is used to discuss the modeling implications when alongships geometrical variations are studied, eg. warp or motion with frequent bow submergence. Results from simulations and published model test results for three warped hulls and their parent prismatic hull, in calm water and regular waves are presented. It is concluded that warp can be modelled by the strip approach. Non-the less, method development is proposed and the importance of combining different numerical end experimental methods both in research and design is stressed.
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