Accession Number:

ADA002427

Title:

Determination of Size of Stabilizing Fins for Small Waterplane Area, Twin-Hull Ships

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

DAVID W TAYLOR NAVAL SHIP RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER BETHESDA MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

41.0

Abstract:

A theoretical approach for determining the size of stabilizing fins desirable for SWATH 4A and SWATH 4B models is described. Determination of fin size is made on the basis of retaining pitch stability for high speeds as well as augmenting the heave and pitch damping for motion in waves.

Subject Categories:

  • Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE