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Accurate predictions for noise levels of cavitating propellers now possible

AuthorsFrans Hendrik Lafeber, Johan Bosschers & Yvonne Koldenhof
Conference/JournalMARIN Report 118
Date19 Aug 2016
Reading time6 minutes

As underwater radiated noise levels in the oceans increases, MARIN has investigated just how much cavitating propellers are to blame.


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Frans Hendrik Lafeber

Team Leader Data Analysis & Prediction

Johan Bosschers

Senior Researcher

Yvonne Koldenhof

Senior Project Manager/Teamleader

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