Full Form Bulk Carrier Bow Variations: Results of Resistance, Propulsion and Propeller Open Water Experiments

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleTest Report
Subjectfull form bulk carrier; bow variations; draft; level load; trim ballast; resistance; propulsion; duct; propeller
AbstractThis report describes the results of series of experiments conducted at the Institute for Marine Dynamics (IMD), Clear Water Towing Tank (CWTT), during the winter of 1989 on the design of a large full form bulk carrier with three different bow shapes fitted to a common middle and after body. Resistance experiments were performed on the three models at a level load draft condition and the best of the hull forms further tested in the trim ballast condition. Self-propulsion experiments at both drafts were performed on the best hull. The model propeller open water characteristics were determined for the propeller alone and then fitted in a duct.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada. Institute for Marine Dynamics
PlaceSt. John's, NL
AffiliationNRC Institute for Ocean Technology; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
NRC number5181
NPARC number8895523
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Record identifier308f208f-3646-42ba-98dd-cfc0cf90ef26
Record created2009-04-22
Record modified2016-10-03
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