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The Maritime Engineering Reference Book by Anthony F. Molland

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Chapter 12 Glossary of terms and definitions

12.1 Abbreviations

ABS American Bureau of Shipping

ATTC American Towing Tank Conference

AUV Autonomous underwater vehicle

Bn Beaufort number

BEM Boundary element method, or blade element-momentum theory

BHP Brake horsepower

BSRA British Ship Research Association

BV Bureau Veritas

CAD Computer aided design

CAM Computer aided manufacture

CB Centre of buoyancy

CCS China Classification Society

CF Centre of flotation

CFD Computational fluid dynamics

CLR Centre of lateral resistance

CG Centre of gravity

DHP Delivered horsepower

DNS Direct numerical simulation

DNV Det Norske Veritas

DOF Degrees of freedom

DTMB David Taylor Model Basin

EHP Effective horsepower

EPSRC Engineering and Physical Sciences Research ...

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