The most sophisticated model testing cannot precisely duplicate every nuance of actual performance, especially the hull hydrodynamics. The article describes how a visual record of the vessel may be made by divers taking underwater photographs beneath the vessel as it passes overhead at various speeds, including turns, crash stops or dead starts. On the spot analysis of the films enables rapid location of areas of turbulence and cavitation causing erosion damage, drag and reduced performance.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Maritime Activity Reports Incorporated

    107 East 31st Street
    New York, NY  United States  10016
  • Authors:
    • Shourot, R J
  • Publication Date: 1976-12

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  • Accession Number: 00144374
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Activity Reports Incorporated
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 16 1977 12:00AM