Hydrodynamic and propulsion system design tools for naval architecture and the propeller trades – from concept to 3D CAD
Hydrodynamic Challenges Solved
Our core mission is providing engineering tools to develop ships, boats, and other marine vehicles – and their propellers – more efficiently and responsibly. Leading the industry in applied hydrodynamics and propeller design for more than 30 years, HydroComp’s software and training accelerate time-to-market with superior outcomes for your products and designs.
Speed. Power. HydroComp.
We’re the longtime experts for performance analysis and design tools that guide your design toward responsible, efficient vessel operation. The Vessel-Propulsor-Drive system model is the foundation of optimized performance via the industry’s gold-standard tool for Speed/Power Prediction, Operational Energy Analysis, and Propulsion System Sizing.
Propeller Trades Lean on HydroComp
Propeller designers, builders, and sales staff all rely on HydroComp tools for competitive advantage, superior products, and satisfied customers. Considered an industry advisor, our staff bring a unique expertise to help companies that are looking for new production efficiencies and better performing products.
Improving Maritime Sustainability
As our maritime industry addresses responsible environmental sustainability, and HydroComp is helping companies navigate a challenging regulatory landscape. HydroComp software provides ship operators and their designers with tools to determine their carbon footprint, identify fuel-efficient systems, and even taking an international lead in the mitigation of underwater radiated noise.
Hydrodynamic and Propulsion System Design Tools
The flagship framework for entire resistance, propulsion, mission profile, and optimized performance design tasks
HydroComp’s “design for performance” propeller tool to customize and optimize a propeller for a specific ship or vessel type
News and Events
Successful underwater vehicle (UV) performance is all about a properly functioning system. The components of a UV’s Vehicle-Propulsor-Drive system are not individual performers. They must be in harmony. Often overlooked during system design is the relationship...
A discussion with Josip Andrisic of FLOW Ship Design Ltd. FLOW Ship Design Ltd is an independent ship design company located in Pula, Croatia. The company was founded in 2018 by naval architects Josip Andrišić, Vito Radolović, Igor Lalović, and Obrad Kuzmanović....
Development in 2020 for HydroComp NavCad offers new features for all three parts of NavCad’s Vessel-Propulsor-Drive system simulation, as well as an improved user experience. Vessel definition and performance prediction The Hull CAD Import feature introduced in...