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FLUIDIC BOW THRUSTER

A new propulsion maneuvering device having no moving parts is described. The effect of varying certain parameters and optimization of a 1/10 laboratory scale model are discussed and performance data are presented. A 2500 lb thrust prototype unit is described and a report of its performance is given. An application of the Fluidic Bow Thruster for a 37,250 dwt tanker is presented and other applications are discussed.

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  • Pagination: p. 601-15

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00019361
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 25 1972 12:00AM