HIGH-PERFORMANCE MARINE PROPELLERS--AN OVERVIEW

The high-performance propellers discussed are used to propel such high-performance vessels as planing craft, hydrofoil craft, surface effect ships, etc. These propellers include trans-cavitating propellers, supercavitating propellers, ventilated propellers and partially sub-merged propellers. These are described, and their history discussed.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This is the text of a paper read at the December 1976 Winter Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
  • Corporate Authors:

    American Society of Mechanical Engineers

    Two Park Avenue
    New York, NY  United States  10016-5990
  • Authors:
    • Hecker, R
    • Altmann, R J
  • Publication Date: 1976

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: 72 p.
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00178195
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: British Ship Research Association
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 19 1978 12:00AM