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The development of hydrodynamics: 1860–2010

Molland, A.F. and Wilson, P.A. (2010) The development of hydrodynamics: 1860–2010 In, Transactions and Annual Report 2010. London, GB, Royal Institution of Naval Architects pp. 32-34.

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Abstract

In the early 1860s, little was really understood about ship resistance and many of the ideas on powering at that time were erroneous. Propeller design was very much a question of trial and error. The power installed in ships was often wrong and it was clear that there was a need for a method of estimating the power to be installed in order to attain a certain speed. However, over the following 150 years, significant development was made in estimating ship propulsive power.

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Published date: 14 September 2010
Organisations: Fluid Structure Interactions Group

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Local EPrints ID: 164019
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/164019
ISBN: 1905040741
PURE UUID: bb787106-41ac-46c8-99c4-c081a7d4218b
ORCID for P.A. Wilson: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-6939-682X

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Date deposited: 22 Sep 2010 10:25
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 12:29

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