Hydrodynamics of High-Speed Marine Vehicles

Hydrodynamics of High-Speed Marine Vehicles

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Hydrodynamics of High-Speed Marine Vehicles, first published in 2006, discusses the three main categories of high-speed marine vehicles - vessels supported by submerged hulls, air cushions or foils. The wave environment, resistance, propulsion, seakeeping, sea loads and manoeuvring are extensively covered based on rational and simplified methods. Links to automatic control and structural mechanics are emphasized. A detailed description of waterjet propulsion is given and the effect of water depth on wash, resistance, sinkage and trim is discussed. Chapter topics include resistance and wash; slamming; air cushion-supported vessels, including a detailed discussion of wave-excited resonant oscillations in air cushion; and hydrofoil vessels. The book contains numerous illustrations, examples and exercises.The limiting criterion for lengths between 100 and 300 m varies linearly between the values L = 100 m and 300 m. ... (Artist: Bjarne Stenberg) Papanikolaou (2002) has systematically presented the many types of high-speed marine vehicles ... lOg 6.0Ad Light manual work 0.15 g 0.07 g 4.0Ad Heavy manual work 0.10 g 0.05 ganbsp;...

Title:Hydrodynamics of High-Speed Marine Vehicles
Author:Odd M. Faltinsen
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 2006-01-09


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