MTU Detroit Diesel sails ahead

AuthorsBrant Savander, Ryan Kamphuis (MTU DD), Cornel Thill
Conference/JournalMARIN Report 87
DateJan 1, 2006
Reading time3 minutes

Whether investigating a cruise ship worth 7 500 m or a rubber boat by means of model tests, tank rates and model manufacturing costs are almost the same. Due to this discrepancy, few if any, small craft are subject to a sound hydrodynamic research program because the costs are disproportionate compared to the size of the vessel.

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manoeuvring and nautical studiessustainable propulsionmeasurements and controldata sciencemanoeuvringresistance and propulsioninfrastructuremarine systemspoweringdefencepassengers and yachtingtransport and shippingmodel testingcavitationpropeller designpropulsion