Methods of the Dimensional Analysis and Similarity Theory in Problems of Ship Hydromechanics (Metody Teorii Razmernostey i Podobiya v Zadachakh Gidromekhaniki Sudov)
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The basic concepts of the theory of dimensional analysis and similarity are presented, on the basis of which a number of problems related to the hydromechanics of ships are solved a group of problems with respect to water-displacing ships are analyzed. The major part of the book is dedicated to the problems that arise in connection with the development of high-speed craft. To these belong steady and non-steady planing, various aspects of cavitational phenomena, motion of hydrofoil and air-cushion craft, deformations of the free surface and spray formation.
- Surface Effect Vehicles and Amphibious Vehicles