Cavitation performance of propeller blade root fillets

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Conference4th Canadian Marine Hydromechanics and Structures Conference : June 25-27, 1997, Ottawa
SubjectPropeller; root; fillet
AbstractTwelve wing/body intersections were used to model typical blade/hub intersections on a propeller. The fillets tested covered a broad range of geometry and permitted direct comparison of the effect of fillet geometry on cavitation performance. The results allow a propeller designer to qualitatively discrimitate between fillets for improved root fillet cavitation performance. The consequences of this for propeller designs are briefly reviewed.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Ocean Technology; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number5898
NPARC number8896104
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