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Modelling of three dimensional sheet cavitation on marine propellers using a boundary element method

AuthorsVaz, G. and Bosschers J.
Conference/JournalSixth International Symposium on Cavitation CAV2006, Wageningen, The Netherlands
DateSep 1, 2006

The current paper presents the results of the research effort dedicated to the analysis of cavitating marine propellers using Boundary Element Methods. The results here shown were obtained with the code PROCAL being developed by MARIN as a fast analysis tool suited for design practice of marine propellers, and which permits the calculation of steady and unsteady cavitating flow around a propeller.


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