Steerable propulsion units: hydrodynamic issues and design consequences

AuthorsTerwisga, T.J.C. van, Quadvlieg, F.H.H.A. and Valkhof, H.H.
Conference/Journal80th anniversary of Schottel GmbH & Co
DateAug 1, 2001

The last three decades have shown a strong development in the market for steerable propulsion units. This paper addresses several main developments and places them in a historic perspective.

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manoeuvring and nautical studiesstability, seakeeping and ocean engineeringsustainable propulsioncfd developmentcfd/simulation/desk studiesmeasurements and controldata sciencetime-domain simulationsdynamic positioningmanoeuvringresistance and propulsioninfrastructuremarine systemspoweringdefencepassengers and yachtingtransport and shippingmodel testingmonitoringpropulsionfull scalesimulation