Accession Number:

ADA110533

Title:

The Capabilities of a Hybrid Hydrofoil Ship in Relation to Other Ship Types.

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis,

Corporate Author:

MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH CAMBRIDGE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1979-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

77.0

Abstract:

New ship types can be developed that combine various forms of sustention. These are known as Hybrid vehicles. A specific hybrid vehicle type based on the hydrofoil is compared to conventional hydrofoils in order to ascertain whether or not any advantages accrue to this type of design. A simplified cost versus performance comparison techniques is utilized. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Numerical Mathematics
  • Marine Engineering
  • Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE