Overland Vertical Plane Motion Prediction for an Air-Cushion-Supported Vehicle: Initial Verification of Inertial and Damping Characteristics,
DAVID W TAYLOR NAVAL SHIP RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER BETHESDA MD SHIP PERFORMANCE DEPT
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A three degree-of-freedom mathematical model describing the time-dependent heave, pitch and surge behavior of an air-cushion-supported vehicle is under development. The model is verified for zero-speed overland oscillation by comparison of the mathematical model results with experimental data.
- Surface Effect Vehicles and Amphibious Vehicles
- Fluid Mechanics