Web Access Research Portal

Researcher: Duffy, JT (Dr Jonathan Duffy)

Fields of Research

Ship and Platform Hydrodynamics
Naval Architecture
Ocean Engineering
Maritime Engineering
Ship and Platform Structures
Marine Engineering
Special Vehicles
Control Systems, Robotics and Automation
Metals and Alloy Materials
Transport Engineering

Research Objectives

Water Transport
Navy
Expanding Knowledge in Engineering
Passenger Water Transport
Oil and Gas Extraction
International Sea Freight Transport (excl. Live Animal Transport)
Port Infrastructure and Management
Coastal Sea Freight Transport
Wave Energy
Water Safety
Emerging Defence Technologies
Nautical Equipment (excl. Yachts)
Yachts
Defence
Fisheries - Wild Caught
Organised Sports
Integrated Systems
Coastal and Estuarine Water Management
Environmentally Sustainable Transport

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A case study on stabiliser fin-hull interaction using CFD and model experiments; International Journal of Maritime Engineering
An Investigation into the Effect of Propulsion on Ship Squat; Oceanic Engineering International
Assessing boat generated waves within sheltered waterways; Coasts & Ports 2013
Berthed ship-passing ship interaction: A case study for the port of Newcastle; Coasts and Ports 2003
Channel width effects on berthed ship - passing ship interaction from experiments and CFD predictions; 2015 International Conference on Ship Manoeuvrability and Maritime Simulation
Characterisation of near surface effects acting on an underwater vehicle within the vertical plane; International Naval Engineering Conference 2013
Developing Australia's indigenous marine vehicle manoeuvring analysis and evaluation capability; Pacific 2012 International Maritime Conference
Enabling the prediction of manoeuvring characteristics of a submarine operating near the free surface; Pacific 2013 International Maritime Conference
Experimental study of wave induced loads and motions on FLNG in head and oblique sea waves; International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering (OMAE2016)
Homing for autonomous multi-platform docking; Pacific International Maritime Conference 2015
Influence of restricted water on the time domain interaction forces and moment on a berthed ship due to a passing ship; Australian Journal of Civil Engineering
Investigation into bank effect at port of Townsville; Coasts and Ports
Investigation into the Hydrodynamic Interaction Effects on an AUV Operating Close to a Submarine; Pacific 2013 International Maritime Conference
Model Testing - What is the point? A review of yacht testing and the implications for yacht designers; The 4th International High Performance Yacht Design Conference
Mooring arrangement design to minimise berthed ship motions due to a passing ship; Pacific International Maritime Conference 2015
Numerical and experimental analysis of a surfaced submarine in beam seas; Pacific 2010 International Maritime Conference
Numerical investigation of the hydrodynamic interaction between two underwater bodies in relative motion; Applied Ocean Research
Numerical study of bank effects on a ship travelling in a channel; 8th International Conference on Numerical Ship Hydrodynamics
On the avoidance of parametric roll in head seas; Ships and Offshore Structures
Parametric rolling in head seas - an Australian perspective; Osaka Colloquium on Seakeeping and Stability of Ships
Physical testing of rigid hull inflatable boat and mother ship interactions for launch and recovery simulation validation; 2016 Launch and Recovery Symposium, American Society of Naval Engineers
Predicting berthed ship - passing ship interaction for different channel geometries; Pacific 2012 International Maritime Conference
Predicting the effects of boat generated waves within sheltered waterways; 4th International Conference on Estuaries and Coasts
Prediction of bank induced sway force and yaw moment for ship-handling simulation; SimTecT 2005
Prediction of mooring line loads on cape size vessels berthed at Cape Lambert; Coasts and Ports
Prediction of the hydroplane angles required due to high speed submarine operations near the surface; Warship 2014: Naval Submarines & UUVs
Preparing a wave adaptive modular vessel for automation; Royal Institution of Naval Architects. Transactions Part B: International Journal of Small Craft Technology
RANS prediction of FLNG-LNG hydrodynamic interactions in steady current; Applied Ocean Research
Rapid assessment of boat-generated waves within sheltered waterways; Australian Journal of Civil Engineering
Report of the Manouvring Committee; 27th International Towing Tank Conference
Restricted water effects on berthed ship passing ship interaction; Coast and Ports 2015
Scale effects on hydrodynamic manoeuvring force prediction; The 25th International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference
Ship-Bank Interaction Effects: A Case Study - Port of Townsville; Coasts and Ports '99: Challenges and Directions for the New Century
Simulation of ship manoeuvring in laterally restricted water; International Conference on Ship Manoeuvring in Shallow and Confined Water
Squat in Berthed Ship - Passing Ship Interaction for Restricted Water Cases; 4th MASHCON: International Conference on Ship Manoeuvring in Shallow and Confined Water with Special Focus on Ship Bottom Interaction
The bore produced between the hulls of a high-speed catamaran in shallow water; International Journal of Maritime Engineering
The Effect of Bank Geometry on the Simulation of Ship Manoeuvring in Restricted Water; Safe Navigation Beyond 2000
The effect of berth blockage on berthed ship - passing ship interaction; 3rd International Conference on Ship Manoeuvring in Shallow & Confined Water
The effect of berthed ship bow and stern blockage on berthed ship - passing ship interaction; Coast and Ports 2013
The effect of berthed ship size and berth occupancy on berthed ship-passing ship interaction forces and moments; Joint 19th International Conference on Hydrodynamics in Ship Design and 4th International Symposium on Ship Manoeuvring
The effect of breakwater length on berthed LNG carrier motions and mooring loads; Coast and Ports 2013
The effect of channel design on ship operation in a port; Coasts and Ports Conference
The Effect of Channel Geometry on Ship Operation in a Port; High Speed Craft Technology and Operation
The Effect of Channel Geometry on Ship Operation in a Port; 30th PIANC-AIPCN Congress
The hydrodynamic effects on an underwater vehicle in close proximity to a larger moving vehicle; 11th International Naval Engineering Conference and Exhibition
The Hydrodynamics of Berth Design; Maritime Structures 2000
The Importance of the form of Time Domain Forces on Berthed Ship Interaction; The Second International Conference on Manoeuvring in Shallow & Confined Waters: Ship to Ship Interaction
The influence of channel geometry on berthed ship-passing ship interaction; Coasts and Ports 2011 - 20th Australian Coastal and Ocean Engineering Conference
URANS prediction of berthed ship - passing ship interactions; ASME 2017 36th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, OMAE 2017
URANS prediction of ship hydrodynamics in head sea waves at zero forward speed with model testing validation; International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering (OMAE2016)
URANS predictions of wave induced loads and motions on ships in regular head and oblique waves at zero forward speed; Journal of Fluids and Structures
URANS study of scale effects on hydrodynamic manoeuvring coefficients of KVLCC2; Ocean Engineering
Water Stilling for Towing Tank Experiments of High Performance Craft; HiPer: International Conference on High Performance Marine Vehicles
Water Stilling for Towing Tank seakeeping experiments; Australian Journal of Mechanical Engineering
Wave wake: focus on vessel operations within sheltered waterways; Journal of Ship Production and Design
Wave wake: focus on vessel operations within sheltered waterways; 2012 SNAME Annual Meeting & Expo and Ship Production Symposium

Research Projects

Investigation into the Influence of Waves on Berthed Ship Motions; Australian Maritime College (AMC)
Marine vessel wave wake: Ferry operations in sheltered waterways; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Surface streamlines and CFD - changing the way engineers predict hydrodynamic energy requirements; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
The ship within a ship: new-generation transhipment of bulk ore products; Australian Research Council (ARC)
A Characterisation of the Hydrodynamic Forces in an Underwater Two Body Interaction Scenario
A comparative study into the calm water performance of two hull forms
A Preliminary Investigation into the Relative Motions of a Novel Floating Harbour Transhipper and Shuttle Vessel
An Investigation into the Motions of a Landing Craft Operating in Both Deep and Shallow Water
Berthed ship-passing ship interaction study for Hay Point
Calm Water and Seakeeping Characteristics of a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (Phase 2)
Calm water performance of a novel barge hull form for high-speed operation
Calm water performance of a novel ROPAX catamaran
HPMM Manoeuvring Research and Structural Analysis Capability
Hydrodynamic performance comparison of a trimaran, catamaran and stabilised monohull
Hydrodynamic performance of a Motor Yacht
Hydrodynamic performance of a SOLAS passenger ship for Tokelau
Hydrodynamic performance of a stern landing vessel
Hydrodynamic performance of novel multihull vessels
Hydrodynamic Testing on an OWC Model
Hydrodynamics of new ferry terminals for the Brisbane River during flood events
Investigation into Berthed Vessel Motions and Mooring Lines
Manoeuvring properties of a surfaced submarine
Mathematical models for sea state representation in computational fluid dynamics
Model tests on a self-propelled model of a landing craft in shallow water
Mooring analysis for the Air Warfare Destroyer
Motions of a dive support vessel in a seaway
Motions of bulk carrier ships moored in open water berths
Naval Platform Performance
Postdoctoral on submarine manoeuvring
Powering of Medium Speed Catamarans in Shallow and Deep Water
Research and Physical Experiments to Investigate Marine Renewable Energy Concepts
Research and Physical Experiments to Investigate Marine Renewable Energy Concepts
Resistance Tests, Powering Estimates and Seakeeping Tests for the LCH-R for Directorate of Navy Platform Systems
Rigid hull inflatable boat seakeeping during towing and lifting operations
Ship Interaction and Ship Mooring Study
Ship Interaction and Ship Mooring Study
Slamming load measurement techniques using pressure sensors and hydro-elastic segmented models
Study into Vessel-Vessel Interaction (Phase 1)
Submarine Hydrodynamics and Manoeuvring
The re-righting of a capsized pilot boat
Underwater Collision Research Facility
Vessel Vessel Interaction Phase 2

Research Candidate Supervision

A Characterisation of the Hydrodynamic Forces in an Underwater Two Body Interaction Scenario
An Investigation of the Hydrodynamic Issues for a Novel Transhipment Concept
Developing a Desktop Prediction of Berthed Ship-passing Ship Interaction Forces and Moments
Flow Driven Roll Damping Fin Stabilisers
Improvements in Ship to Ship Interaction Modelling
Investigation into Global Performance Optimization of a Floating Liquefied Natural Gas System
Investigation of the flow as a feeder vessel manoeuvres in/out of the well dock of a floating harbour transhipper using mesh-free numerical methods
Marine Vessel Wave Wake- Focus on Vessel Operations within Sheltered Waterways
Optimum Lenght on Diameter Ratios for a Submarine Operating at Shallow Depth
Ventillation behaviour on T-foil hydrofoils