Accession Number:

AD0786382

Title:

A Closed Form Approximation for the Wave Resistance of a Moving Uniform Pressure Distribution Acting over a Rectangular Planform.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL SHIP RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER BETHESDA MD SHIP PERFORMANCE DEPT

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

22.0

Abstract:

A closed form approximation for the wave resistance of a uniform pressure distribution acting over a rectangular planform moving with constant forward speed along an unbounded free water surface of infinite depth is derived and comparisons are made with linearized theory. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Marine Engineering
  • Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE