Accession Number:

ADA951632

Title:

Instruments and Methods for Measuring the Flow of Water Around Ships and Ship Models

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

DAVID TAYLOR MODEL BASIN WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1948-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

32.0

Abstract:

This r-port outlines the development of Instruments for measuring the flow of water around ships and ship models. The cylindrical and the spherical-ended pitot tube, the rotating wake meter, and the bow log developed by the U.S. Experimental Model Basin and the David Taylor Model Basin are described In detail, and the uses and limitations of each Instrument are discussed.

Subject Categories:

  • Marine Engineering
  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
  • Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE