From: Measuring offshore tsunami currents using ship navigation records

Symbol | Notation |
---|---|

m
| Mass of ship |

m′
| Added mass |

v
| Ship velocity component in the HDG-normal direction |

v
_{
c}
| Tsunami current component in the HDG-normal direction |

t
| Time |

F
_{
D}
| Drag force due to the tsunami current relative to the ship velocity |

F
_{
I}
| Inertia force due to water acceleration with respect to the ship acceleration |

C
_{
D}
| Coefficient of drag force |

C
_{
M}
| Coefficient of inertia force |

ρ
| Density of seawater |

D
| Draught of ship |

L
| Length of ship |

B
| Breadth of ship |