Accession Number:

AD0849033

Title:

Performance Characteristics of a Jet Flap Propeller.

Descriptive Note:

Test and evaluation rept.,

Corporate Author:

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

Report Date:

1968-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

40.0

Abstract:

The performance characteristics of a marine propeller with a jet flap was investigated. It was found that the jet flap effectively reduced propeller blade cavitation and that for a given advance coefficient the thrust was considerably increased by using the jet flap. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Marine Engineering
  • Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE