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Validation of a BEM for modelling steady sheet cavitation on marine propellers

AuthorsVaz G., Bosschers J. and Falcão de Campos, J.A.C.
Conference/JournalMARINE International Conference on Computational Methods in Marine Engineering, Barcelona
DateJun 1, 2005

The current paper presents results obtained with a 3-D boundary element method which is being developed for the analysis of cavitating marine propellers. A description of the implemented mathematical model for sheet cavitation is given and results of verification and validation studies are presented for both steady wetted and steady cavitating flow.


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