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Controllability of high-speed craft

AuthorsCalix St. Pierre, J., Hackett, J.P., Bigler, C. and Quadvlieg, F.H.H.A.
Conference/JournalPRADS 2007 10th International Symposium on Practical Design of Ships and Other Floating Structures
DateOct 1, 2007

An extensive investigation was performed that comprised numerical analysis and physical testing. This paper discusses the results and presents interesting insights, detailing the efficiency of a ride control system for such foil-supported vessels. Finally, disadvantages of the design and operability of these types of craft are discussed.


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