Accession Number : AD0615080

Title :   RESISTANCE AND PROPULSION CHARACTERISTICS FOR LVTP-X-7 AS REPRESENTED BY MODEL 4498-3,

Corporate Author : DAVID TAYLOR MODEL BASIN WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Beal,A. L.

Report Date : APR 1959

Pagination or Media Count : 19

Abstract : Model tests were conducted to determine resistance and propulsion characteristics for the landing vehicle LVTP-X-7. This report gives results of attempts to attain satisfactory performance of the vehicle at desired speeds through the use of a bow vane, and to determine the power requirements for the vehicle with bow vane and Kort nozzles installed. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*LANDING CRAFT, MODEL TESTS), (*DRAG, LANDING CRAFT), (*MARINE PROPULSION, LANDING CRAFT), SHIP MODELS, SURFACE PROPULSION, SHROUDED PROPELLERS, HYDRODYNAMIC CONFIGURATIONS, FLUID DYNAMICS, AMPHIBIOUS VEHICLES, PHOTOGRAPHIC ANALYSIS, GRAPHICS

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE