Accession Number : AD0651094

Title :   COMPARATIVE RESISTANCE TESTS WITH ATTC STANDARD MODEL,

Corporate Author : DAVID TAYLOR MODEL BASIN WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Gertler,M. ; Hancock,C. H.

Report Date : JUL 1959

Pagination or Media Count : 57

Abstract : A program of comparative resistance tests involving the use of a standard model was established. The report presents the basic considerations underlying the program, a description of the ATTC Standard Model, and comparisons of the results of resistance tests made by three of the participating towing tanks. The test techniques, instrumentation, and facilities used for the program are described by the individual organizations in the appendixes. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*DRAG, TEST METHODS), (*SHIP MODELS, DRAG), TEST FACILITIES, INSTRUMENTATION, MODEL TESTS

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering
      Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE