Accession Number:

ADA052782

Title:

Head Sea Model Tests of the FSHV with an Extended Bow and Spray Strips

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Oct-Nov 1977

Corporate Author:

STEVENS INST OF TECH HOBOKEN NJ DAVIDSON LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1977-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

16.0

Abstract:

The results of brief tests to observe cockpit wetting and seakeeping performance both with and without a retrofit bow for the FSHV model are presented. With the 6.5 ft bow extension the FSHV exhibits acceptable spray and drag characteristics even in 4.4 ft significant height seas.

Subject Categories:

  • Marine Engineering
  • Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE