Accession Number:

AD0785837

Title:

Cavitation Performance of a Propeller Design for a Naval Auxiliary Oiler (AO 177) (Model 5326 with Design Propeller 4645)

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

DAVID W TAYLOR NAVAL SHIP RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER BETHESDA MD SHIP PERFORMANCE DEPT

Report Date:

1974-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

25.0

Abstract:

Cavitation experiments were performed on a model propeller designed for AO 177. The results showed satisfactory performance concerning power loss However, a potential problem with erosion is predicted based on these results. Additional erosion studies are recommended.

Subject Categories:

  • Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE