Sail–sail and sail–hull interaction effects of hybrid-sail assisted bulk carrier
Fujiwara, Toshifumi, Hearn, Grant E., Kitamura, Fumitoshi and Ueno, Michio (2005) Sail–sail and sail–hull interaction effects of hybrid-sail assisted bulk carrier. Journal of Marine Science and Technology, 10, (2), 82-95. (doi:10.1007/s00773-005-0191-4).
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In a previously reported study, wind tunnel experiments were undertaken to investigate the aerodynamic characteristics of hybrid-sails in isolation. Such sails are seen as providing a worthwhile reduction in the delivered power to the propeller and hence the engine generated thrust, with a corresponding reduction in the CO2 production of diesel engine exhaust. In this paper, wind tunnel testing is used to investigate sail–sail interaction effects for two sets of four identical hybrid-sails, and the sail–hull interaction effects for the same two sets of four identical sails in the presence of a bulk carrier hullform. The analysis presented suggests that to build a sail-assisted ship requires an appreciation of the sail–sail and sail–hull interaction effects.
|Keywords:||global warming control, wind tunnel experiments, aerodynamic sail characteristics, sail–sail and sail-hullform interaction, sail-assisted ship|
|Subjects:||V Naval Science > VM Naval architecture. Shipbuilding. Marine engineering|
|Divisions:||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Engineering Sciences
|Date Deposited:||22 Mar 2006|
|Last Modified:||27 Mar 2014 18:13|
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