An Investigation of the Resistance Properties of a Modern Trimaran Combatant Ship Based on Taylor Standard Series and Series 64.
NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA
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The resistance properties and effective horsepower requirements for a trimaran being considered for SC-21 Surface Combatant for the 21st century are investigated. The effects on EHP due to increased side hull displacement are analyzed. Residual-resistance coefficients are obtained for side hull displacements up to 5 of the center hulls displacement. Coefficients are based on the Taylor Standard Series and Series 64 data. The effects of interference on effective horsepower requirements are discussed. The potential use of Reynolds-averaged Navier-Stokes RANS code is presented.
- Numerical Mathematics
- Marine Engineering