Validation Of Naval Platform Electromagnetic Tools Via Model And Full-Scale Measurements

Jasper van der Graaff, Frank Bernardus Johannes Leferink

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    Abstract

    Reliable EMC predictions are very important in the design of a naval platform's topside. Currently, EMC predictions of a Navy ship are verified by scale model and full-scale measurements. In the near future, the validation of software tools leads to an increased confidence in EMC predictions and (hopefully) removes the need for scale model measurements. In general, full-scale verification measurements will remain necessary, although perhaps fewer measurements will be required. The paper presents our topside design experience, from rough estimations 40 years ago, to analytical calculations and model measurements 20 years ago, to the numerically supported process as it is now. It shows the process of validating simulation tools with model and full-scale measurements. It also describes the challenges encountered and the deficiencies of commercial tools used now and the roadmap for Thales Naval Netherlands towards the integrated tools of the future.
    Original languageUndefined
    Title of host publicationIEE Seminar on Validation of Computational Electromagnetics
    Place of PublicationGreat Brittain
    PublisherIEEE
    Pages55-60
    Number of pages6
    ISBN (Print)0-86341-396-X
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 30 Mar 2004
    EventValidation of Computational Electromagnetics: Proceedings of Validation of Computational Electromagnetics - Farnborough, UK
    Duration: 29 Mar 2004 → …

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    PublisherIEE
    ISSN (Print)0537-9989

    Conference

    ConferenceValidation of Computational Electromagnetics
    CityFarnborough, UK
    Period29/03/04 → …

    Keywords

    • METIS-218988
    • IR-73923
    • EWI-15644

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