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HydroComp NavCad’s New Interface With Orca3D!

HydroComp, Inc. (Durham NH) and Orca3D LLC (Annapolis MD) are pleased to announce a new naval architectural tool-chain connection between Orca3D (a Rhino3D plug-in for naval architectural design) and NavCad(R) (HydroComp’s “gold standard” tool for hydrodynamic and... Read more

HydroComp NavCad 2019 Released

New features for improved workflow and prediction fidelity. Development in 2019 for HydroComp NavCad is focusing on increasing user efficiency and even greater improvements in prediction fidelity. High-performance propellers Two new features for high-performance... Read more

Sailing to the Beat of a Different Drummer

Propeller noise is a rapidly expanding area of research, but what are the underlying principles? HydroComp’s Don MacPherson gives a primer Figure 1: Propeller wake field. Boundary layer thickness will increase with distance from the bow. Late November is a cold time... Read more