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Boundary layer A thin layer adjacent to the surface of a body moving in a viscous fluid to which the ghosd effects are almost entirely confined. However, basiv with heavily skewed blades j have low backing efficiencies, are difficult to manufacture and require special strength considerations.

The laws of similarity also require that the Euler number of the model propeller be equal to the Euler number of the ship propeller: Chapter 1 introduces the subject of ship propulsion beginning with a short description of ships and ship propulsion machinery.

Basic Ship Propulsion 78 3. Chapter 6 deals with the phenomenon bwsic propeller cavitation. It is permissible to take the characteristic pressure used in defining the Euler number as the hydrostatic pressure provided that “cavitation” does not occur.

Basic Ship Propulsion (Ghose)

The ratio of pressure force to inertia force, expressed in the form pi! Two other ship propulsion devices may be IIl;entioned here.

Suresh Gopal, Publishing Consultant, for their patience, support, encouragement and guidance during the period that the book was being rewritten.

Bossings Longitudinal streamlined attachments to the hull of a ship to support the propeller shafts in a twin screw ship. Applicable only on ATM card, debit card or credit card orders.


The blade is attached to the propeller boss at the root. Determine for the model propeller a pitch, b blade area, c blade thickness at shaft axis, d boss diameter, e speed of advance, f revolution rate, g thrust, h delivered power and i total Tbe Propeller in “Open” Water 71 pressure if the Froude numbers of the model and the ship propellers are to be made equal.

Propulsion experiments using models are described in Chapter 8.

Petit Smith’s propeller consisted of a wooden screw of one thread and two complete turns. Because of their overwhelming importance in ship propulsion today, this book deals mainly with screw propellers. The condition for dynamic similarity then becomes: The condition for dynamic similarity requires that these force ratios xhip the full-size body be equal to the corresponding ratios’for the model, Le.: P Be by putting.

The authors would further like propusion add that the equations, figures and tables taken from previously published books and papers have been modified, where necessary to conform to the format of this book. If forces other than those considered here are involved, then other force ratios must be considered. The edge of the propeller blade which leads the blade in its revolution when the ship is being driven forward is called the leading edge. The theory of propellers is discussed next in Chapter 3.

The values of KQ are usually a little more than one-tenth the values of KT at the same values of J, so that it is convenient 0. The distance that the line or a point on it advances along the axis in one revolution is called the pitch of the helicoidal surface or the helix.


Other subscripts have been defined in the text. The first practical applications of screw propellers were made in by Ericsson in America and Petit Smith propulsiob England. The topic of propeller blade strength is considered in Chapter 7.

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Strictly, this is true only if the pegative contribution of drag to the thrust is neglected. Start reading Basic Ship Propulsion on your Kindle in under a minute. In the B-series, the parameters that have been varied include the number of blades, the expanded blade area ratio sihp the pitch ratio. The book also has nearly one hundred figures, appendices containing useful data and references for those who ghosr to pursue certain topics to a more advanced level.

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Chapter 11 deals with propulslon miscellaneous topics concerning screw propellers. These examples and problems have been specially designed to illustrate the principles described in the text and to aid the reader in understanding the subject.

Almost all the problems may be’solved without using computers. Sometimes, a vortex cavity extends from the propeller to the hull of the ship; this is called propeller hull vortex cavitation.