Performance of High-Speed Naval Vessels. Part VII: Effect of Location of Centers of Buoyancy and Floatation on Resistance in Waves.
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The effect of the location of the longitudinal centers of buoyancy and floatation on resistance in a fully developed Pierson-Moskowitz sea is predicted from regular wave model tests. Of the various destroyer hulls tested, the model having a form similar to a regular destroyer has the least total resistance, for almost all conditions.
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