SERIES 60 METHODICAL EXPERIMENTS WITH MODELS OF SINGLE-SCREW MERCHANT SHIPS
DAVID TAYLOR MODEL BASIN WASHINGTON DC
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Contents Selection of the range of proportions for the series Choice of hull form for the parent models Characteristics of series 60 lines Resistance tests on series 60 parent models Effect on resistance of variation in LCB position Effect on delivered horsepower DHP of variation in LCB position Effect on resistance and DHP of variation in ship proportions Design charts Effect of variations in propeller diameter and ship draft and trim Effect of variation in afterbody shape upon wake distribution and power Review of series 60 project Possible extension of series 60 and future research Effects of turbulence stimulators Use of contours and charts methods of analysis and fairing of results Numerical example of use of series 60 charts International towing tank converence 1957 modelship correlation line.
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