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Naval Architecture Applications for all Types of Vessels
MAXSURF offers comprehensive capabilities for the design of all types of marine vessels.
MAXSURF includes capabilities for hull modeling, stability, motions and resistance prediction, structural modeling, structural analysis, and export to vessel detailing. MAXSURF applications operate from a single parametric 3D model that facilitates smooth communication and coordination among different team members and design activities.

• Modeler - NURB hull modeling, unlimited surfaces
• Stability - Intact, damage, and probabilistic stability, tanks, and strength
• Motions - Motions prediction strip theory and 3D panel method
• Resistance - Power and resistance prediction
• Structure - Plate development, stringer, frame, and deck definition
• Multiframe - Static and dynamic beam and plate structural analysis
• Fitting - Surface fitting of existing designs to digitised data
• Link - Data import and export to 3rd party analysis tools
• VPP - Sailing yacht performance prediction

MAXSURF KEY ADVANTAGES
SINGLE 3D HULL MODEL
streamlining the design process by removing the need to create geometry files in different formats for downstream analysis programs. Changes in the hull surface flow through parametrically to compartmentation, resistance and motions hull meshes, and structural part definition.

INTUITIVE INTERFACE
MAXSURF’s consistent, graphical interface is easy to learn and use. Each module shares a common intuitive interface with high-quality rendering and animation to visualize analysis results.

HIGH-QUALITY SURFACING
MAXSURF is optimized to help naval architects create high-quality hull surfaces that are fair and can be used for all other analysis and CAD/CAM functions.

COMPREHENSIVE ANALYSIS
MAXSURF includes analysis capabilities such as intact and damage stability, longitudinal strength, structural analysis and design, resistance prediction, wake calculation, motions prediction, and a sailing VPP.

DYNAMIC TRIMMING
Surface trimming in MAXSURF is a simple point-and-click process. MAXSURF’s trimming is fully dynamic, allowing you to modify trimmed surfaces and have the trimmed portions automatically update.

INTEROPERABILITY WITH RHINO, MICROSTATION, AND EXCEL
MAXSURF is based on industry standard NURB surface modeling. It reads and writes Rhino, IGES, and DXF files, which facilitate smooth data transfer with Rhino, MicroStation, AutoCAD, ShipConstructor, and SolidWorks.It also features copy and paste to and from Microsoft Excel, and a full automation interface, compatible with Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word, that allows macros to be used to control MAXSURF for optimization studies or customized calculation and reporting.