On the Design and Analysis of Pre-Swirl Stators for Single and Twin Screw Ships

AuthorsZondervan, G.J.D., Holtrop, J., Windt, J. and Terwisga, T.J.C. van
Conference/JournalSMP 2nd International Symposium on Marine Propulsors, Hamburg, Germany
DateJun 15, 2011

This paper focuses on the pre-swirl stator device providing the possibility to reduce the rotational losses incurred by the propeller. Estimates are made of the energy saving potential of pre-swirl stators applied to twin screw ships.

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