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AZIPOD Propeller Blade Cavitation Observations During Ship Maneuvering

Pustoshny, Alexander and Kaprantsev, Sergey (2001) AZIPOD Propeller Blade Cavitation Observations During Ship Maneuvering. In: CAV 2001: Fourth International Symposium on Cavitation, June 20-23, 2001, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA USA. (Unpublished) http://resolver.caltech.edu/CAV2001:sessionB9.002

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Abstract

This paper presents results of observations of full-scale propeller blade cavitation patterns carried out on the Elation passenger cruiser, the very first ship equipped with AZIPOD electric thrusters. It offers descriptions of test conditions, cavitation photos for a number of maneuvering modes, including acceleration, steering, initial crash stop phase, some comments on cavitation patterns and conclusions about propeller blade cavitation on the pulling option of azimuthal thrusters.


Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Subject Keywords:cavitation observation propeller
Record Number:CAV2001:sessionB9.002
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Collection:CaltechCONF
Deposited By: Imported from CAV2001
Deposited On:16 May 2001
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