Hull Design engineers and hydrodynamicists need high fidelity tools to help understand the performance of the vessels they are designing. In the context of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), it is often assumed these numerical simulations will take a long time to run and are cumbersome to the design process. Thus, high fidelity CFD tools are not yet seen as practical for a design environment. In the first part of the paper, a methodology for parameterizing all aspects of a simulation as dependent variables expressed in terms of length, speed, and displacement will be discussed. Then, a technique that can both speed up the runs and verify the uncertainly in the discretization will be shown. Lastly, by combining both methodologies, a demonstration on how to implement these techniques and speed up runs and get to high fidelity answers in a very fast and cost-effective manner will be showcased.

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