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Comparative resistance calculations for SLICE/SWATH hulls

dc.contributor.advisorPapoulias, F.A.
dc.contributor.authorAl-jowder, Jassim Abdulla
dc.contributor.departmentMechanical Engineering
dc.dateMarch 1995
dc.date.accessioned2013-04-29T22:51:13Z
dc.date.available2013-04-29T22:51:13Z
dc.date.issued1995-03
dc.description.abstractComparative resistance calculations are performed for SLICE and SWATH hulls. For the purposes of this study, the primary difference between these two hull types is in the underwater pods. It is assumed that both ship types have identical surface piercing struts, speed, and displacement. The underwater pods are continuous for the SWATH design and discontinuous for the SLICE. Resistance calculations are based on I.T.T.C. skin friction, empirical regression of existing experimental data for form drag, and surface singularities distribution for wavemaking. Results are presented for two cases, length limited where the overall length between the two hull types remains constant, and diameter limited where the pod diameter remains constant. Parametric studies in terms of pod geometry, separation distance, ship speed, displacement length ratio, and draft indicate that a SLICE hull may offer decreased resistance compared to a similar SWATH, depending on the range of the above design parameters. (AN)en_US
dc.description.funderNAen_US
dc.description.recognitionNAen_US
dc.description.serviceBahrain Navy author.en_US
dc.description.urihttp://archive.org/details/comparativeresis1094531513
dc.format.extent107 p.en_US
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10945/31513
dc.language.isoen_US
dc.publisherMonterey, California. Naval Postgraduate Schoolen_US
dc.rightsThis publication is a work of the U.S. Government as defined in Title 17, United States Code, Section 101. Copyright protection is not available for this work in the United States.en_US
dc.titleComparative resistance calculations for SLICE/SWATH hullsen_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
dspace.entity.typePublication
etd.thesisdegree.disciplineMechanical Engineeringen_US
etd.thesisdegree.grantorNaval Postgraduate Schoolen_US
etd.thesisdegree.levelMastersen_US
etd.thesisdegree.nameM.S. in Mechanical Engineeringen_US
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