Theses and Dissertations
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The optimization of a dual foil flapping device
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2003-09)
Aquatic animals, such as dolphins and tuna, have the ability to swim and maneuver at much greater capacity than any man-made device. If their propulsion methods could be replicated mechanically, the benefits to underwater ...
Design and cold flow evaluation of a miniature Mach 4 Ramjet
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2003-06)
Methods used for designing the ramjet included conic shock tables; isentropic flow tables and the GASTURB code was used for aerothermodynamic performance prediction. The flow field through the proposed geometry was computed ...