A SIMPLE DESIGN THEORY AND METHOD FOR BULBOUS BOWS OF SHIPS

A simple bulb design theory and method to minimize wave resistance are presented for bulbous bow ships, which attempt to determine how large a bulb should be for a given parent ship and design speed, where the bulb should be located, and how it should be faired into the ship.

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    Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers

    601 Pavonia Avenue
    Jersey City, NJ  USA  07306-2907
  • Authors:
    • Yim, B
  • Publication Date: 1974-9

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  • Accession Number: 00071635
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 12 1974 12:00AM