Accession Number:

ADA011437

Title:

Preliminary Propulsion Performance Estimates for an 80-Knot Hydrofoil Craft.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL SHIP RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER BETHESDA MD SHIP PERFORMANCE DEPT

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1975-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

19.0

Abstract:

It is shown that a controllable-pitch propeller can be selected which will meet the takeoff and the maximum speed thrust ratio of 4.5 at 35 knots. It is recommended that auxiliary propulsion devices be investigated to facilitate hydrofoil takeoff.

Subject Categories:

  • Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE