13.04 Hydrofoils and Propellers, Fall 2003
Author(s)Sclavounos, Paul D.; Kimball, Richard Warren, 1963-
Hydrofoils and Propellers
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Theory and design of hydrofoil sections; lifting and thickness problems for sub-cavitating sections, unsteady flow problems. Computer-aided design of low drag, cavitation free sections. Lifting line and lifting surface theory with applications to hydrofoil craft, rudder, and control surface design. Propeller lifting line and lifting surface theory; computer-aided design of wake adapted propellers, unsteady propeller thrust and torque. Flow about axially symmetric bodies and low-aspect ratio lifting surfaces. Hydrodynamic performance and design of waterjets. Experimental projects in the variable pressure water tunnel.
Theory and design of hydrofoil sections, lifting and thickness problems, sub-cavitating sections, unsteady flow problems, computer-aided design, low drag, cavitation free sections, Lifting line and lifting surface theory, hydrofoil craft, rudder, and control surface design, propeller lifting line, lifting surface theory, wake adapted propellers, unsteady propeller thrust and torque, axially symmetric bodies, low-aspect ratio lifting surfaces, Hydrodynamic performance, design of waterjets, wind turbine rotors in steady and stochastic wind, 13.04, 2.23, Ship propulsion