SURVEY ON THE POTENTIAL OF GROUND EFFECT MACHINES IN MARITIME TRANSPORT

A review is made of the completed and currently active research and development efforts in the United States and abroad on the subject of ground effect machines (GEM). Both the technical and economic developments are studied and conclusions and recommendations are made relating to possible application of GEM in the merchant marine field.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Stevens Institute of Technology

    Davidson Laboratory, Castle Point Station
    Hoboken, NJ  USA  07030
  • Authors:
    • Chen, SCY
    • MARKS, W
  • Publication Date: 1961

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: 56 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00026418
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Rept 871
  • Contract Numbers: MA-1809
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 2 1973 12:00AM