This paper sets out to examine a number of propulsion systems available to the designer and operator of workboats with a view to outlining their advantages and disadvantages. Comparative performance criteria will be discussed with a view to indicating economic characteristics. Such systems under discussion included Kort nozzles, steerable propeller units, cycloidal propellers, water jet units with comparisons made to both fixed and variable pitch propeller installations. Order from NSFI as No. 22430.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Paper presented at Port & Coastal Services held at Brighton, May 1980.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Port and Coastal Services

    Brighton,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Hudson, F D
  • Publication Date: 1980

Media Info

  • Pagination: 15 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00331984
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Ship Research Institute of Norway
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Paper No. 11
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 12 1981 12:00AM