Accession Number:

AD0646032

Title:

THE SUBCAVITATING HYDROFOIL (HYSTAD) PROGRAM.

Descriptive Note:

Final technical rept. on phase 1.

Corporate Author:

GENERAL DYNAMICS/CONVAIR SAN DIEGO CALIF

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1966-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

259.0

Abstract:

The report summarizes the activities of a design definition phase Phase I of a program to design, fabricate and evaluate a set of HYSTAD-equipped, subcavitating, fully-submerged hydrofoils on the U. S. Navys high speed hydrofoil research craft, FRESH-1. HYSTAD identifies a mechanical HYdrofoil STAbilization Device for providing stability to fully submerged hydrofoil systems in a highly reliable and nonelectronic manner. The results of analytical and design studies are presented along with engineering data and a design description. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE