ZHOU Xubin, MA Jie. A Design for Ocean Thermocline Simulation Pool Based on the Similarity Theory[J]. Chinese Journal of Ship Research, 2012, 7(6): 63-70,77. doi: 10.3969/j.issn.1673-3185.2012.06.010
Citation: ZHOU Xubin, MA Jie. A Design for Ocean Thermocline Simulation Pool Based on the Similarity Theory[J]. Chinese Journal of Ship Research, 2012, 7(6): 63-70,77. doi: 10.3969/j.issn.1673-3185.2012.06.010

A Design for Ocean Thermocline Simulation Pool Based on the Similarity Theory

doi: 10.3969/j.issn.1673-3185.2012.06.010
More Information
  • Corresponding author: MA Jie
  • Received Date: 2012-04-05
  • Rev Recd Date: 2012-05-07
  • Publish Date: 2012-11-26
    © 2012 The Authors. Published by Editorial Office of Chinese Journal of Ship Research. Creative Commons License
    This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
  • In order to simulate the thermocline characteristics of ocean environment and investigate the hydrodynamic performance of an underwater thermal glider navigating within,various characteristics of the ocean thermocline simulation pool are analyzed in this paper,based on the similarity theory. The pool is first designed to simulate the underwater thermocline layer with a depth no less than 10 meters and a temperature gradient of 0.2 Celsius degrees per meter. The technical parameters of the pool include the scaling factor,principal dimensions,temperature field and dynamical similarity coefficient. Next,the resistances of the glider model tested in the pool and that of the actual glider in the ocean are obtained using a numerical simulation approach and ITTC’s experiential formula of drag,respectively. Comparison between the results shows a difference less than 5 percent. Meanwhile,the temperature gradient of the pool is measured with a linear series of temperature sensors. The result also indicates a difference less than 3.5 percent compared with real data,which again validates the feasibility and reliability of the pool. It is found out that the temperature gradient ratio of the simulation pool to the ocean thermocline layer should be determined by the square of the scaling factor. Moreover,the adverse effects such as the blocking effect,shallow water effect and side wall effect could be well restrained by choosing an appropriate dimension of the pool.
  • loading
  • 张少伟,俞建成,张艾群. 水下滑翔机垂直面运动优化控制[J]. 控制理论与应用,2012,29(1):19-26.ZHANG S W,YU J C,ZHANG A Q. Optimal control for underwater gliders in the vertical plane[J]. Control Theory and Applications,2012,29(1):19-26.
    高颖,马晓辉,姜涛,等. 水下滑翔机原理样机设计与运动仿真[J]. 控制理论与应用,2011,30(11):74-78.GAO Y,MA X H,JIANG T,et al. Design and hydrodynamic simulate of underwater glider model[J]. Control Theory and Applications,2011,30(11):74-78.
    孔巧玲,马捷. 温差能驱动的水下滑翔机工作过程数值模拟[J]. 武汉理工大学学报:交通科学与工程版,2011,35(2):223-227.KONG Q L,MA J. Numerical simulation of phase changing process for underwater glider propelled by ocean thermal engery[J]. Journal of Wuhan University of Technology:Transportation Science and Engineering,2011,35(2):223-227.
    杨大明,尹贇凯,施奇. 某型低速船模型阻力试验研究[J]. 科学技术与工程,2010,10(13):3296-3297,3302.YANG D M,YIN Y K,SHI Q. Study on a low-speed ship model resistance experiments[J]. Science Technology and Engineering,2010,10(13):3296-3297,3302.
    李广年,谢永和,郭欣. 拖曳水池方案设计[J]. 中国造船,2011,52(3):109-114.LI G N,XIE Y H,GUO X. Design of towing tank[J].Shipbuilding of China,2011,52(3):109-114.
    施奇,杨大明,尹贇凯. 船模拖曳水池静水阻力比对试验研究[J]. 江苏科技大学学报:自然科学版,2011,25(4):312-314,325.SHI Q,YANG D M,YIN B K. Resistence test of ship model in towing tank[J]. Journal of Jiangsu University of Science and Technology:Natural Science Edition,2011,25(4):312-314,325.
    张楠,杨仁友,沈泓萃,等. 数值拖曳水池与潜艇快速性CFD 模拟研究[J]. 船舶力学,2011,15(1/2):17-24.ZHANG N,YANG R Y,SHEN H C,et al. Numerical towing tank and CFD simulation for submarine powering performance[J]. Journal of Ship Mechanics,2011,15(1/2):17-24.
    刘祥珺,孙存楼. 数值水池船模自航试验方法研究[J]. 舰船科学技术,2011,33(2):28-31.LIU X J,SUN C L. Research on ship self-propulsion model test in numerical tank[J]. Ship Science and Technology,2011,33(2):28-31.
    操盛文,吴方良. 尺度效应对全附体潜艇阻力数值计算结果的影响[J]. 中国舰船研究,2009,4(1):33-37,42.CAO S W,WU F L. Investigation of scaling effects on numerical computation of submarine resistance[J]. Chinese Journal of Ship Research,2009,4(1):33-37,42.
    谢克振,周占群,宋家瑾,等. 水池阻塞效应的实验探讨[J]. 船舶研究,1978(2):1-27.XIE K Z,ZHOU Z Q,SONG J J,et al. The experimental study on the blocking effect of the pool[J].Ship Research,1978(2):1-27.
    ZHANG L,CHENG L,LI F L,et al. Experiment on hydrodynamic interaction between 2D oval and wall [J]. Journal of Ship Mechanics,2006,10(6):1-10.
    孙乐,王精业,石少勇,等. 仿真模型和研究对象的相似理论研究[C]//第十届中国科协年会论文集(一). 郑州,2008.
    [13] 杨松林,孙小峰,杨大明,等. 确定拖曳水池长度的方法[J]. 船舶工程,2001(6):61-64.YANG S L,SUN X F,YANG D M,et al. A method to determine towing basin’s length[J]. Ship Engineering,2001(6):61-64.
    LI J,HUANG D B,DENG R. Numerical calculation and model test of drag performance and hull form optimization on a manned submersible[J]. Journal of Ship Mechanics,2009,13(6):853-860.
    [15] WEBB D C,SIMONETTI P J,JONES C P. SLOCUM:an underwater glider propelled by environmental energy[J]. IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering,2001,26(4):447-452.
  • 加载中


    通讯作者: 陈斌, bchen63@163.com
    • 1. 

      沈阳化工大学材料科学与工程学院 沈阳 110142

    1. 本站搜索
    2. 百度学术搜索
    3. 万方数据库搜索
    4. CNKI搜索

    Article Metrics

    Article Views(208) PDF Downloads(1129) Cited by()
    Proportional views


    DownLoad:  Full-Size Img  PowerPoint