Accession Number:

AD0659814

Title:

EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION OF A WATER JET PROPULSION SYSTEM FOR SHALLOW DRAFT BOATS.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

HYDRONAUTICS INC LAUREL MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1966-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

81.0

Abstract:

The report presents results of experimental performance tests conducted on a water jet propulsion unit designed for a shallow-draft boat. The unit tested was designed to power a one-ton payload boat at 20 knots and High Speed Channel testing was conducted. Data are presented in graphical form. Drawings including machinery arrangements are included in the report. The incorporation of weed cutters is included as part of the discussion on the water jet unit. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE