Accession Number:

AD0827201

Title:

Tests on Wave Resistance of Immersed Bodies of Revolution

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

DAVID TAYLOR MODEL BASIN WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1950-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

25.0

Abstract:

From the theory of wave resistance various deductions can be made on the resistance of bodies of revolution immersed at finite depth especially, favorable optimum forms can be developed for given Froude numbers. By testing three models it is shown that theoretical results agree well, qualitatively and even quantitatively with the experimental results, if a phase displacement is ignored. The theory can be used up to minimum immersions of f 2b for a length diameter ratio L B a b 8 for a first orientation even f b can be admitted as long as full and short bodies are excluded.

Subject Categories:

  • Marine Engineering
  • Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE