Research on Wind Energy Applications in Ocean Shipping
Due to the world's energy shortage and increasing pressure on marine environmental protection, using solar and wind energy in ocean-going ships to reduce fuel consumption has become an international focus. At first this paper tests and analyzes aerodynamic characteristics of wing, and then ship model oblique towing test is conducted under different typical working conditions. Finally, the thesis analyzes the stability of ships which are equipped with additional wings in three different ocean-going cargo ships and provides security analysis basis for using sail-assist technology in ocean-going cargo vessels.
Weiguo Pan, Jianxing Ren and Yongguang Li
H. M. Wang et al., "Research on Wind Energy Applications in Ocean Shipping", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 347-353, pp. 1017-1021, 2012