Water

Theme: Das Boot

Vehicles that move on the water are ships and if they can move below it they are submarines. There are three major things to care about and they are the hull, the propulsion and the steering.

Hull

The hull is the watertight body of a ship. Buoyancy is the force that keep the ship afloat.

monohull

multihull - SWATH

hydrofoils

Propulsion

Water jet - 1960

Propeller - 1800

Paddle wheels - 1700

Oars - 5000BC

Sail - 5000BC

Steering

Rudder

Submarine

Reference

Water interaction model for boats in video games - 2015

SimShip - 2014

Arma 3 Ships Config Guidelines - 2014

Basic simulation of ship motion in regular waves - 2012

Buoyancy