Sculling and oscillating foils

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleLaboratory Memorandum
Subjectsculling; oscillating; foils
AbstractIt is known that the sculling motion is highly efficient, yet no one knows exactly why. The "sculling and oscillating foils" project aims to study the sculling motion in detail. This paper discusses the design of the foil to be used in this project. and discusses the design from the beginning stages to its present development. It details the components of the foil, the method for fabricating the foil and presents calculations to determine testing velocities for the foil. The paper concludes by discussing possible ways in which to attach the foil to the testing equipment that will be used.
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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 number5878
NPARC number8896100
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Record identifier32ceb5f0-29f9-4283-ae91-b2c418ad3363
Record created2009-04-22
Record modified2016-10-03
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