Welcome to Orca3D
License Agreement
Latest Updates
Release Notes
Introduction
About Orca3D
Why Orca3D?
Getting help
Online information and links
How to buy Orca3D
Properties & Units
Quick Start Tutorials
Toolbars
Orca3D Viewports
Hull Assistants
Hull Modeling
Sections
Hydrostatics & Stability
Design Hydrostatics
Real-Time Hydrostatics
Real-Time Sectional Area Curve
Points of Interest
A Hull Design
The Orca3D Tree
Hull Design
Introduction
Hull Assistants
Developable Hulls
Definitions
Creating a Single Chine Hull
Unrolling a Hull
Other Geometries
Foil Assistant
Create Plate
Moving Control Points
Inserting and Removing Control Points
OrcaMove
Straightening Control Points
Inserting a Chine
Corner Wrap
Lines Drawings
Offset Tables
Exporting Curves
Sections
Introduction
Defining Section Locations
Deleting Sections
Refreshing Sections
Using Real Time Sections
Toggling Section Visibility
Scripting Sections
Hydrostatics & Stability
Introduction
The Model
Heel, Trim and Sinkage
Sign Conventions
Defining the Flotation Condition(s)
Design Hydrostatics
Output
Scripting Hydrostatics
Cross Curves of Stability
Stability Criteria Analysis (WIP only)
Introduction
The Stability Evaluation Form (OrcaStabilityCriteria)
Creating a New Criteria Set (OrcaManageStabilityCriteria)
Defining and Editing the Limits of a Criterion
Defining Heeling Arms
Selecting Criteria to Run
Speed/Power Analysis
Planing Hull Savitsky Prediction
Introduction
Model Requirements
Computing Resistance
Output
Ct-based Holtrop Prediction
Introduction
Model Requirements
Computing Resistance
Output
Weight & Cost Tracking
Entering Stock Materials
Exporting & Merging Material Libraries
Assigning Weight/Cost Properties
Modifying Objects with Weight/Cost Properties
Managing Weight and Cost Properties
Weight/Cost Reporting
Weight/Cost Point Item
Frequently Asked Questions
General Questions
Licensing Questions
Hull Design & Fairing
Hydrostatics & Stability
Licensing
The "Short Version"
Finding the Status of Your License
Licensing Orca3D
Automatic Activation via the Internet
Automatic Activation with a Proxy Server
Manual Activation via the Internet
Manual Activation using email/phone
Moving a License to Another Computer
Automatically via the Internet
Manually via the Internet
Manually using email/phone
Removing a License
Network Licensing
Tracking license usage
Checking out a license
Custom Report Design
Installing the Report Builder
Understanding the Report Structure
Creating a Custom Report
Using a Custom Report
Verification and Testing
Primitive Shapes and Mesh Densities
Free Float Verification
Mesh Density Accuracies
Righting Arm Curves
Cylinder in a Box Validation
Verification with various hull shapes
OrcaCommandReference

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