Principles of Naval Architecture Series Ship Resistance and Flow by Lars Larsson, Hoyte C Raven

"Principles of Naval Architecture Series: Ship Resistance and Flow" by Lars Larsson and Hoyte C. Raven
Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers
SNAME | 2010 | ISBN: 0939773767 9780939773763 | 243 pages | PDF | 10 MB

This volume contains a completely new presentation of the subject of ship resistance embodying these developments. A major goal in the design of virtually all vessels is to obtain a hull form having low resistance. In achieving this goal, the accurate prediction of resistance for a given hull geometry is essential.

The first section of the book provides basic understanding of the flow phenomena that underlie the resistance encountered by a ship moving in water.
The second section contains an introduction to the methods by which that knowledge is applied to the prediction of resistance, including model testing, empirical methods and computational methods.
A final section provides guidance to the naval architect in designing a hull form.
Design procedures are described for achieving favorable flow and resistance characteristics of the hull and appendages. Examples are given for ships designed for high, medium and low speeds.
Design considerations affecting both wave and viscous effects are included. Finally the flow in the stern wake is discussed, an area important for both resistance and propeller performance.

Brief Contents
An Introduction to the Series
Authors’ Biography
1 Introduction
2 Governing Equations
3 Similarity
4 Decomposition of Resistance
5 Inviscid Flow Around the Hull, Wave Making, and Wave Resistance
6 The Flow Around the Hull and the Viscous Resistance
7 Other Resistance Components
8 Experimental Resistance Prediction and Flow Measurement
9 Numerical Prediction of Resistance and Flow Around the Hull
10 Empirical Resistance Prediction
11 Hull Design

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