Accession Number : AD0718898

Title :   Computation of Periodic Propeller Forces in Non-Uniform Flows Using a Lifting Surface Model.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH CAMBRIDGE DEPT OF NAVAL ARCHITECTURE AND MARINE ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s) : Brown,Neal A. ; Bjorklund,Fritz Roland

Report Date : 28 JAN 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 119

Abstract : The report describes a method for calculating downwash effects of both radial and streamwise vortex systems of a propeller blade and applying these results as a correction to the prediction of the propeller blade characteristics utilizing a lifting line model. A computer program was developed using FORTRAN 4. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*PROPELLERS(MARINE), *DOWNWASH), (*PROPELLER BLADES, *VORTICES), LIFT, CORRECTIONS, MATHEMATICAL PREDICTION, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, FORCE(MECHANICS)

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering
      Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE