Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/58296
Title: Flow past a wind-assisted ship propulsion device
Authors: Low, H.T. 
Luo, S.C. 
Winoto, S.H. 
Issue Date: 1991
Source: Low, H.T.,Luo, S.C.,Winoto, S.H. (1991). Flow past a wind-assisted ship propulsion device. Ocean Engineering 18 (6) : 555-565. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: An experimental investigation has been carried out on a wind-assisted ship propulsion device (WASP), consisting of a cylinder-flap wing with boundary layer suction. Measurements of the pressure distribution, lift and drag have been presented for various angular locations of the suction area and flap. It was found that a lift coefficient of 4.2 is obtained, with suction coefficient of 0.09, when the suction area and flap are symmetrically placed at angular locations of 110° from the relative wind axis; the corresponding lift-drag ratio is 6. Also presented is a polar plot which ascertained that the propulsion force is not significantly affected by small variations (±10°) in the angular position of the flap. However, a corresponding variation in the suction location will significantly affect the propulsion force. © 1991.
Source Title: Ocean Engineering
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/58296
ISSN: 00298018
Appears in Collections:Staff Publications

Show full item record
Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.

Page view(s)

34
checked on Dec 8, 2017

Google ScholarTM

Check


Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.