Accession Number : AD0474543


Title :   DESIGN MANUAL FOR BUOYANT SCREW PROPULSION


Corporate Author : CHRYSLER CORP CENTER LINE MI WARREN DEFENSE DIV


Personal Author(s) : Kress, R F


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/474543.pdf


Report Date : 02 Dec 1965


Pagination or Media Count : 236


Abstract : This manual contains the charts, graphs, and calculations necessary to establish design criteria for buoyant screw propulsion. Two phases of tests were conducted. The first was the testing of a systematically varied series of buoyant screw models and the second was the testing of certain miscellaneous configurations.


Descriptors :   *PROPULSION SYSTEMS , SCREWS , SAND , SOILS , CHAINS , DRIVES , AMPHIBIOUS VEHICLES , MARINE PROPELLERS , TORQUE , HELIXES , BUOYANCY , MARINE SURFACE PROPULSION , PROPELLER BLADES , PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING) , WATER


Subject Categories : Surface Effect Vehicles & Amphibious Vehicles


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE