Accession Number : AD0856351

Title :   Impact Pressure Distributions on Wedge-Shaped Hull Bottoms of High-Speed Craft.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : DAVID W TAYLOR NAVAL SHIP RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER BETHESDA MD

Personal Author(s) : Chuang, Sheng-Lun

Report Date : AUG 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 48

Abstract : The report introduces a method of calculating pressure distributions on the wedge-shaped hull bottom of a craft subjected to slamming loads during its high cruising speed, for example, during the crash landing of a hydrofoil craft. The method involves dry- and wet-chines of a wedge-shaped body subjected to vertical impact as well as horizontal planing loads. Also included in the report are an illustration of the method, samples of test records expected from sea trials of high-speed craft, and comparisons of values estimated from the present method with those obtained from previous experimental results. (Author)

Descriptors :   *IMPACT SHOCK), (*SHIP HULLS, PRESSURE, DISTRIBUTION, WEDGES, LANDING IMPACT, HYDROFOIL CRAFT, LOADS(FORCES), HYDRODYNAMICS.

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE