Viscous Flow Computations On Propulsors: Verification, Validation And Scale Effects

AuthorsRijpkema, D.R. and Vaz, G.N.V.B.
Conference/JournalRINA Developments in Marine CFD
DateMar 22, 2011

In this paper, viscous flow calculations using CFD code ReFRESCO are shown for three propulsors in open-water configuration. The results show that in all cases the trend for thrust, torque and open-water efficiency is well captured.

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sustainable propulsioncfd developmentcfd/simulation/desk studiesresistance and propulsionmarine systemsresearch and developmentpropeller designpropulsionpropellerpropulsorresearch