Model experiment techniques for planing hulls in regular waves

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleContractor Report
Subjectplaning hull; performance; waves
AbstractThis report describes a series of experiments carried out at the OEC to understand the factors affecting the measurement of planing hull performance in waves. Experiments were made with data collected at several sample rates, and the optimum sample rate was found. The method of measuring phase angle between model motion and the wave crest was checked, and its accuracy determined. Finally, a set of experiments was carried out to compare the OEC model results with some published data for a geometrically similar model tested in another basin. It was found that the agreement with the previously published results was good, provided proper attention was paid to sampling rates for data collection.
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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 number5402
NPARC number8895450
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Record identifierc33d10fc-7b25-4d79-a975-c33b212d1359
Record created2009-04-22
Record modified2016-10-03
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