Open-Water Thrust and Torque Predictions of a Ducted Propeller System With a Panel Method

AuthorsBaltazar, J., Falcão de Campos, J.A.C. and Bosschers, J.
Conference/JournalSMP 2nd International Symposium on Marine Propulsors, Hamburg, Germany
DateJun 15, 2011

This paper discusses several modelling aspects which are important for the performance predictions of a ducted propulsor with a low-order Panel Method. A good agreement with the measurements is achieved when the wake alignment is corrected for the presence of the duct boundary layer.

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