The effect of propeller blade root fillet design on cavitation performance

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TypeTechnical Report
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Subjectcavitation; propeller; root fillet; model tests
AbstractCavitation properties of propeller blade root fillet geometries are examined through model tests. Results for a planar hub series and a spherical hub series, with various fillet radii and shapes, are presented. Cavitation inception and desinence for several angles of attack are recorded.
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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 number5369
NPARC number8896001
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Record identifier3cf7a55d-8eba-4aa1-8862-925feed1a0a0
Record created2009-04-22
Record modified2016-10-03
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