Accession Number:

ADA167736

Title:

Flow Visualization Experiments on Weapons Range Support Craft (YFRT) as Represented by Model 5442.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Jun-Aug 85,

Corporate Author:

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

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1985-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

33.0

Abstract:

Flow visualization experiments were conducted on DTNSRDC Model 5442 representing the 198 foot 60.35 meter Weapons Range Support Craft YFRT. Rudder angles for flow separation and incipient rudder ventilation were determined. Flow over the model and appendages was observed for signs of flow separation, and bilge keel alignment was checked. Keywords Ship models Model basins Marine rudders Streamlines Ship hydrodynamics.

Subject Categories:

  • Marine Engineering
  • Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE