Siemens Energy Global GmbH & Co. KG is a leading global company that offers services for energy generation and transmission with a strong focus on renewable energies and solutions for the decarbonization of existing customer processes.
Siemens Energy’s maritime division offers effective podded drives (PODs) for the shipping industry. Recently, Siemens Energy asked conmecs to support the CFD investigations in a R&D project.
The main focus of the project was on analysing various POD systems behind a fictional hull design. Full-scale RANS analyses were performed for calm water resistance and propulsion tests.