Standard Monohull Resistance Experiments: Investigation of Issues Related to the Derivation of the Prohaska Form Factor

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleLaboratory Memorandum
SubjectProhaska; Form factor; Resistance
AbstractThis report describes an investigation into the procedure IOT currently uses to evaluate Prohaska's form factor during a standard open water resistance test analysis. Three issues were investigated: 1) Adopting Chauvenet's Criterion for evaluating data outliers during the Prohaska form factor determination. 2) The influence of immersed transom on form factor. 3) The influence of adding appendages on form factor. 4) Using a higher order power on Fr in the Prohaska form factor plot. Data from a number of resistance experiments will be used to investigate each issue and recommendations will be made to improve the existing resistance analysis software.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada. Institute for Ocean Technology
PlaceSt. John's, NL
AffiliationNRC Institute for Ocean Technology; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
NRC number6071
NPARC number8895502
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Record identifier5ba44a3a-57d2-4e7a-a482-48fc4129571b
Record created2009-04-22
Record modified2016-10-03
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