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Researcher: Denehy, S (Mr Shaun Denehy)

Fields of Research

Ship and Platform Hydrodynamics
Naval Architecture
Maritime Engineering
Ship and Platform Structures
Ocean Engineering

Research Objectives

Water Transport
Navy
Port Infrastructure and Management
International Sea Freight Transport (excl. Live Animal Transport)
Passenger Water Transport
Oil and Gas Extraction

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Channel width effects on berthed ship - passing ship interaction from experiments and CFD predictions; 2015 International Conference on Ship Manoeuvrability and Maritime Simulation
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
Mooring arrangement design to minimise berthed ship motions due to a passing ship; Pacific International Maritime Conference 2015
Predicting berthed ship - passing ship interaction for different channel geometries; Pacific 2012 International Maritime Conference
Restricted water effects on berthed ship passing ship interaction; Coast and Ports 2015
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 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 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

Research Projects

Berthed ship-passing ship interaction study for Hay Point
Calm Water and Seakeeping Characteristics of a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (Phase 2)
HPMM Manoeuvring Research and Structural Analysis Capability
Manoeuvring properties of a surfaced submarine
Mooring analysis for the Air Warfare Destroyer
Motions of bulk carrier ships moored in open water berths
Naval Platform Performance
Rigid hull inflatable boat seakeeping during towing and lifting operations
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)

Research Candidate Supervision