Accession Number : AD0650602

Title :   POWERING CHARACTERISTICS AND FLOW STUDIES FOR AN AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT SHIP, MODELS 4662 AND 4704.

Descriptive Note : Research and development rept.,

Corporate Author : DAVID TAYLOR MODEL BASIN WASHINGTON D C HYDROMECHANICS LAB

Personal Author(s) : Weaver,A. H. , Jr

Report Date : JUN 1959

Pagination or Media Count : 36

Abstract : Two models of an Amphibious Assault Ship were tested by the David Taylor Model Basin. Model 4662 represented the original, single-screw LPH and Model 4704, the LPH-2. Resistance and propulsion tests were made and flow studies conducted in the circulating-water channel. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*NAVAL VESSELS, *MARINE PROPULSION), AMPHIBIOUS OPERATIONS, FLUID FLOW, MODEL TESTS, DRAG, POWER

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE