Features of a new, patented type of nozzle--the so-called flapped nozzle--are described. Tests have shown that the nozzle can significantly improve the propulsive efficiency of several ship types, particularly of single-screw cargo ships and of double-duty ships for which free-running speed is important--for example, trawlers, salvage tugs or hopper dredgers.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Conference paper
  • Authors:
    • Gelling, J L
    • Van Gunsteren, L A
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  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: 4p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00660192
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Technical Information Facility
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 21 1994 12:00AM