Weitendorf, E. A. (2001) On the History of Propeller Cavitation and Cavitation Tunnels. 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 (Unpublished) http://resolver.caltech.edu/CAV2001:sessionB9.001
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A condensed survey on the history of propeller cavitation and its understanding as well the development of cavitation tunnels is given. Propeller cavitation effects ship performance by thrust breakdown, erosion, vibration and noise. Each of these detrime ntal conseq uences will be shortly dealt w ith. Following the similarity laws for cavitation, a limited number of full scale investigations on propellers will be looked at which form one basis for the cavitation and propeller excited pressure fluctuation correlation between model and full scale.
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