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CONTROLLABLE PITCH PROPELLERS

A brief history of the use of controllable pitch propellers in the U.S. Navy, with particular emphasis on the hydraulic actuated types. Comparisons are made of types available and how their variations affect overall ship design and performance. The design details of a NAVSHIPSYS design controllable pitch propeller suitable for 40,000 SHP is then presented.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Presented at the Annual Technical Symposium of the Association of Senior Engnieers (4th)
  • Corporate Authors:

    Naval Ship Systems Command

    Washington, DC  United States 
  • Authors:
    • Boatwright, Gerald M
    • Strandell, John
  • Publication Date: 1967-3-31

Media Info

  • Pagination: 52 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00007527
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 22 2003 12:00AM