Accession Number : AD0786382

Title :   A Closed Form Approximation for the Wave Resistance of a Moving Uniform Pressure Distribution Acting over a Rectangular Planform.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL SHIP RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER BETHESDA MD SHIP PERFORMANCE DEPT

Personal Author(s) : Ravenscroft,Lincoln T. , Jr

Report Date : AUG 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 22

Abstract : A closed form approximation for the wave resistance of a uniform pressure distribution acting over a rectangular planform moving with constant forward speed along an unbounded free water surface of infinite depth is derived and comparisons are made with linearized theory. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Planform, *Water waves, *Resistance, Pressure, Hydrodynamics, Hydrodynamic configurations, Approximation(Mathematics)

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering
      Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE