Accession Number : AD0164905
Title : Drag Reduction Method.
Descriptive Note : Patent,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C
Personal Author(s) : Molinski,John
Report Date : 17 APR 1973
Pagination or Media Count : 3
Abstract : A method is disclosed in the patent for reducing drag on a moving aquatic vehicle. Long chain high molecular weight polymers are suspended in a liquid fluorocarbon carrier prior to injection of the suspension into the aqueous boundary layer surrounding the vehicle.
Descriptors : *Hydrodynamic configurations, *Drag reduction, *Patents, Polymers, Fluorohydrocarbons, Ship hulls, Torpedoes, Boundary layer
Subject Categories : Marine Engineering
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE