Kim, H and Leong, ZQ and Ranmuthugala, D and Clarke, D and Binns, J and Duffy, J, Numerical investigation into the effect of incidence flow angles on submarine propeller hydrodynamic characteristics, Proceedings of the 21st Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, 10-13 December 2018, Adelaide, Australia, pp. 1-4. ISBN 978-0-646-59784-3 (2018) [Refereed Conference Paper]
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The results for both the OWC and BHC show that the propeller thrust and torque vary significantly with angles of incidence; the BHC having the greatest variation. A greater inflow angle produces more noticeable in-plane loads on the propeller, which will cause a moment that acts to reduce the drift angle of the vessel during manoeuvres.
This work contributes to the understanding of the effect of inflow angles on the propulsion properties of submarine propellers and the development of representative body force propellers. The latter are often used in place of rotating propellers for CFD based free running submarine manoeuvring simulations, thus significantly reducing computational cost.
|Item Type:||Refereed Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||Propeller, Submarine, Non-uniform fluid flow|
|Research Group:||Maritime Engineering|
|Research Field:||Naval Architecture|
|Objective Field:||Defence not elsewhere classified|
|UTAS Author:||Kim, H (Mr Howan Kim)|
|UTAS Author:||Leong, ZQ (Dr Zhi Leong)|
|UTAS Author:||Ranmuthugala, D (Professor Dev Ranmuthugala)|
|UTAS Author:||Binns, J (Professor Jonathan Binns)|
|UTAS Author:||Duffy, J (Dr Jonathan Duffy)|
|Deposited By:||NC Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics|
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