Accession Number : ADD018406

Title :   Cavitation Suppressing Ducted Propeller System.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 13 Aug 62, patented 28 Jan 97,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Meyerhoff, Leonard

Report Date : 28 Jan 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : This invention relates to a device for use with a ducted propeller system for suppressing gap cavitation between a moving rotor tip and duct wall and more particularly to means for supplying fluid to a ducted propeller whereby cavitation or the noise resulting there from may be eliminated.

Descriptors :   *MARINE PROPELLERS, *PATENTS, *PROPELLER NOISE, SOURCES, REDUCTION, BUBBLES, PRESSURE, WALLS, EVASION, VAPOR PRESSURE, PROPELLER BLADES, CAVITATION, UNDERWATER EQUIPMENT, SHROUDED PROPELLERS, DUCTED BODIES

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering
      Acoustics
      Jet and Gas Turbine Engines

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE