Accession Number:

AD0648982

Title:

RESISTANCE AND FLOW DATA FOR A WHALEBACK STEAMER HULL FORM, MODEL 4760.

Descriptive Note:

Research and development rept.,

Corporate Author:

DAVID TAYLOR MODEL BASIN WASHINGTON D C HYDROMECHANICS LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1960-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

16.0

Abstract:

Tests were made on Model 4760 to determine the merits of a semi-submerged type hull form. Model 4760 represented the whaleback steamer FRANK ROCKFELLER, built in 1896. Curves are given for resistance and ehp, and photographs show the wave profiles and flow about the hull. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE