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1993 …2022
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2011

Progressive structural failure and residual strength of damaged ships

KWON, S., Vassalos, D. & Mermiris, G., Jan 2011, International Conference: the Damaged Ship, 26 - 27 January 2011, London, UK. London: Royal Institution of Naval Architects

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

2012

The numerical study of hydrodynamic coefficients by RANS

Gao, Q. & Vassalos, D., 23 Sep 2012, Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on the Stability of Ships and Ocean Vehicles. Spyrou, K. J., Themelis, N. & Papanikolaou, A. D. (eds.). Athens, p. 471-476 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Hydrodynamics
Viscosity
Ship models
Euler equations
Drag
2013

The damaged ship - notions and truths

Vassalos, D., 2013, International Conference on Damaged Ship II. London: Royal Institution of Naval Architects, p. 10-20 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Ships
Accidents
Monitoring

Unconventional design ideas for Ro-Ro passenger ships: strategies and results

Puisa, R., Zagorski, P. & Vassalos, D., 2013, Design and Operation of Passenger Ships 2013. London: Royal Institution of Naval Architects, p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Ships
Shipyards
Railroad cars
Costs
2014
3 Citations (Scopus)

Passenger ship evacuation - design and verification

Guarin, L., Hifi, Y. & Vassalos, D., 4 Jun 2014, Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality. Applications of Virtual and Augmented Reality. Shumaker, R. & Lackey, S. (eds.). Cham, Switzerland: Springer-Verlag, p. 354-365 12 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 8526, no. Part II).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Evacuation
Ship
Ships
Simulation Tool
Vessel
1 Citation (Scopus)

Performance-based ship energy efficiency - the way forward

Vassalos, D. & Cichowicz, J., 2014, Influence of EEDI on Ship Design 2014. London: Royal Institution of Naval Architects, p. 88-98 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

2015

Alternative design of shipboard electrical distribution energy systems for passenger ships

SFAKIANAKIS, K. & Vassalos, D., May 2015, Proceedings 12th International Marine Design Conference .

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

3 Citations (Scopus)

CFD simulation of aerodynamic performance of floating offshore wind turbine compared with BEM method

Lin, L., Vassalos, D. & Dai, S., 2015, Proceedings of the 25th International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference. Chung, J. S., Vorpahl, F., Hong, S. Y., Kokkinis, T. & Wang, A. M. (eds.). Vol. 2015. p. 568-575 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Offshore wind turbines
Aerodynamics
Momentum
Computational fluid dynamics
Computer simulation
34 Downloads (Pure)

Damage stability of cruise ships - evidence and conjecture

Vassalos, D., 19 Jun 2015, STAB2015: 12th International Conference on the Stability of Ships and Ocean Vehicles: June 14-19, 2005, Glasgow, Scotland, Proceedings. Glasgow, p. 1185-1196 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Open Access
File
Ships
Accidents

Design for safety and energy efficiency of the electrical onboard energy systems

Sfakianakis, K. & Vassalos, D., 14 Jul 2015, 2015 IEEE Electric Ship Technologies Symposium, ESTS 2015. p. 150-155 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Energy efficiency
Ships
Availability
Costs
Freight transportation
39 Downloads (Pure)

Stability upgrade of a typical Philippine ferry

Vassalos, D., Stoumpos, S. & Boulougouris, E., 14 Jun 2015, STAB2015: 12th International conference on the Stability of Ships and Ocean Vehicles. University of Strathclyde, p. 521-527 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Open Access
File
Ships
Buoyancy
Profitability

State of the art review on risk-based design

Vassalos, D. & Papanikolaou, A., 2015, Proceedings 12th International Marine Design Conference. p. 106

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

2016

An alternative system for damage stability enhancement

Vassalos, D., Boulougouris, E., Patterson, D., Liggat, J., Callen, J. & Kanerva, M., 26 May 2016, RINA International conference on Design & Operation of Ferries & Ro-Pax Vessels. 1 ed. London: Royal Institution of Naval Architects, Vol. 1. p. 93-105 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Ships
Accidents
Foams
Innovation
Costs
2017
40 Downloads (Pure)

Aerodynamic performance detecting for floating offshore wind turbine using RANS-BEMT approach

Lin, L. & Vassalos, D., 3 Apr 2017, 2016 Techno-Ocean. Piscataway, N.J.: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 80-89 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Open Access
File
momentum theory
Offshore wind turbines
wind turbines
wind turbine
blades
1 Citation (Scopus)

Decision support tool for modelling security scenarios onboard passenger ships

Gypa, I., Boulougouris, E. & Vassalos, D., 22 Sep 2017, Maritime Transportation and Harvesting of Sea Resources: Proceedings of the 17th International Congress of the International Maritime Association of the Mediterranean (IMAM 2017), October 9-11, 2017, Lisbon, Portugal. Soares, C. G. (ed.). [S.I], p. 299-304 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Ships
Industry
2018
1 Citation (Scopus)

Concept design considerations for the next generation of mega-ships

Tsitsilonis, K., Stefanidis, F., Mavrelos, C., Gad, A., Timmerman, M., Vassalos, D. (ed.) & Kaklis, P. (ed.), 11 Jun 2018, Marine Design XIII: Proceedings of the 13th International Marine Design Conference (IMDC 2018). Kujala, P. & Lu, L. (eds.). Boca Raton, FL, Vol. Volume 1. 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Ships
Industry
Freight transportation
Economics

Life-cycle flooding risk management of passenger ships

Vassalos, D., Atzampos, G., Cichowicz, J., Paterson, D., Karolius, K. B., Boulougouris, E., Svensen, T., Douglas, K. & Luhmann, H., 16 Sep 2018, Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on the Stability of Ships and Ocean Vehicles. UMEDA, N., KATAYAMA, T. & MAKI, A. (eds.). Kobe, Japan, Vol. 1. p. 648-662 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Risk management
Life cycle
Ships
Lifeboats
Accidents

Marine dual fuel engine control system modelling and safety implications analysis

Theotokatos, G., Stoumpos, S., Bolbot, V., Boulougouris, E. & Vassalos, D., 4 Oct 2018, 14th International Naval Engineering Conference and Exhibition. London, 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Dual fuel engines
Marine engines
Engines
Control systems
Exhaust gases

Rebooting SOLAS – impact of drafts on damage survivability of cruise ships

Paterson, D., Vassalos, D., Atzampos, G., Boulougouris, E., Cichowicz, J. & Luhmann, H., 16 Sep 2018, Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on the Stability of Ships and Ocean Vehicles. UMEDA, N., KATAYAMA, T. & MAKI, A. (eds.). Kobe, Japan, Vol. 1. p. 663-674 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Ships
Probability distributions
10 Downloads (Pure)

Risk-based positioning of flooding sensors to reduce prediction uncertainty of damage survivability

Bertheussen Karolius, K., Cichowicz, J. & Vassalos, D., 16 Sep 2018, 13th International Conference on the Stability of Ships and Ocean Vehicles. Japan, p. 627-637 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Open Access
File
Sensors
Water
Uncertainty
14 Downloads (Pure)

Second generation calculation method for use in the inclining experiment

Bertheussen Karolius, K. & Vassalos, D., 16 Sep 2018, 13th International Conference on the Stability of Ships and Ocean Vehicles. Japan, p. 421-428 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Open Access
File
Gravitation
Experiments
1 Citation (Scopus)

Using system-theoretic process analysis and event tree analysis for creation of a fault tree of blackout in the diesel-electric propulsion system of a cruise ship

Bolbot, V., Theotokatos, G. & Vassalos, D., 11 Jun 2018, Marine Design XIII, Volume 2: Proceedings of the 13th International Marine Design Conference (IMDC 2018), June 10-14, 2018, Helsinki, Finland. Kujala, P. & Lu, L. (eds.). Boca Raton, FL, p. 691-699 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Diesel propulsion
Electric propulsion
Hazards
Ships
Accidents
2 Downloads (Pure)

Weight and buoyancy is the foundation in design: get it right

Karolius, K. B. & Vassalos, D., 1 Jun 2018, Marine Design XIII: Proceedings of the 13th International Marine Design Conference (IMDC 2018), June 10-14, 2018, Helsinki, Finland. Kujala, P. & Lu, L. (eds.). 1st ed. London, p. 727-736 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Open Access
File
Buoyancy
Gravitation
Experiments
2019

Cruise ship optimal power plants design identification and quantitative safety assessment

Bolbot, V., Trivyza, N., Theotokatos, G., Boulougouris, E., Rentizelas, A. & Vassalos, D., 8 May 2019, Proceedings of MOSES 2019 2nd International Conference on Modelling and Optimisation of Ship Energy Systems. Glasgow: University of Strathclyde, p. 55-63 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Power plants
Ships
Dual fuel engines
Costs
Fault tree analysis
20 Downloads (Pure)

eSAFE - cruise ship survivability in waves

Atzampos, G., Vassalos, D., Cichowicz, J., Paterson, D. & Boulougouris, E., 10 Jun 2019, Proceedings of the 17th International Ship Stability Workshop. Ruponen, P. (ed.). Helsinki, Finland, p. 265-274 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Open Access
File
Ships
Electric grounding
Accidents
13 Downloads (Pure)

Intact stability of passenger ships: safety issue or design concern? Neither!

Vassalos, D., Atzampos, G., Paterson, D., Cichowicz, J., Bertheussen Karolius, K., Boulougouris, E. & Konovessis, D., 10 Jun 2019, Proceedings of the 17th International Ship Stability Workshop. Ruponen, P. (ed.). Helsinki, Finalnd, p. 333-339 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Open Access
File
Ships

Ship evacuation and emergency response trends

Stefanidis, F., Boulougouris, E. & Vassalos, D., 30 Apr 2019, Proceedings of RINA International Conference on Design and Operation of Passenger Ships. London: Royal Institution of Naval Architects, 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Accidents
Ships
Compliance
20 Downloads (Pure)

Verification of damage ship survivability with computational fluid dynamics

Niotis, A., Vassalos, D., Boulougouris, E., Cichowicz, J., Atzampos, G. & Paterson, D., 10 Jun 2019, Proceedings of the 17th International Ship Stability Workshop (ISSW2019). Helsinki, p. 319-331 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Open Access
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Computational fluid dynamics
Ships
Hydraulic models
Computer simulation
Electric grounding