Accession Number:

ADA031995

Title:

Elements of the Drag of Underwater Bodies

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

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

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1976-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

35.0

Abstract:

Elementary aspects of the drag of underwater bodies are reviewed. Shape and boundary-layer concepts are included. Optimization of shape is considered and drag reduction is discussed.

Subject Categories:

  • Submarine Engineering
  • Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE