Contents#

The website is split into multiple parts:

Part 1 - What to expect

Showcases a number of example applications

Part 2 - Fundamentals

Shallow and in-depth details of the most fundamental aspects of DAVE. Each page in this section starts with a general introduction before diving into the details.

Part 3 - Modules

​ Reporting

​ Timeline

Part 3.1 - Rigging

​ How to use DAVE effectively for rigging engineering using the Rigging module.

Part 3.2 - Vessels

​ How to use DAVE effectively for rigging engineering using the Rigging module.

Part 3.3 - Dynamics in frequency domain

​ Hydrodynamics

Part 4 - Scripting and extending

This part dives into the programming side of DAVE and explains how to tweak, extend or automate DAVE using python

Reading guidance#

I want to

Advise

Learn how to use DAVE in general

1. Download the GUI
2. Use the fundamental section about the GUI to familiarize yourself with it
3. Play around with some of the example models
4. Read the first parts of the pages in the fundamentals section to get a good idea of what is possible.

Know how a certain analysis was performed

Look in the relative section, for example Rigging for rigging analysis.