Development of a novel design method for marine propellers by computing the exact lift of arbitrary hydrofoils in cascades

This paper proposes a method for correcting the lift coefficient of two-dimensional hydrofoils in cascades by an iterative procedure developed for arbitrary camber-lines. For this, a panel method for computing the flow field of two-dimensional thin hydrofoil cascades is developed and plugged in a design procedure for propellers. The theoretical improvements obtained with the presented method are validated in a case study with several propeller designs simulated by RANS CFD.


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  • Accession Number: 01525323
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 22 2014 3:30PM