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Performance of a family of surface piercing propellers


Fernando, M and Scamardella, A and Bose, N and Liu, P and Veitch, B, Performance of a family of surface piercing propellers, Royal Institution of Naval Architects. Transactions. Part A. International Journal of Maritime Engineering, 144, (Part A1) pp. 63-77. ISSN 1479-8751 (2002) [Non Refereed Article]

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Tests on a systematic series of surface piercing propellers were analyzed to study some aspects of scaling the performance of this kind of propulsor. In particular, the influence of the Weber number, depth of immersion, and shaft rake are discussed and results for variations in these conditions are presented. Regression equations are given of the relationship between critical advance coefficient and Weber number, and of the thrust and torque coefficients at advance coefficients above the critical values. This work is the result of co-operative research on the scaling of the performance of surface piercing propellers that was jointly undertaken by the University of Genoa, University of Naples, Memorial University of Newfoundland, and the Institute for Marine Dynamics, NRC.

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Item Type:Non Refereed Article
Research Division:Biological Sciences
Research Group:Ecology
Research Field:Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Objective Division:Environmental Management
Objective Group:Marine systems and management
Objective Field:Oceanic processes (excl. in the Antarctic and Southern Ocean)
UTAS Author:Bose, N (Professor Neil Bose)
ID Code:47284
Year Published:2002
Deposited By:Australian Maritime College
Deposited On:2007-09-13
Last Modified:2012-01-24
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