The resistance of three series of flying boat-hulls as affected by length-beam ratio

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Report presents correlation of data obtained from several independent length-beam-ratio investigations to determine the general effect of length-beam ratio on the resistance characteristics of three series of flying-boat hulls. An optimum length-beam ratio was found beyond which no further reduction in hydrodynamic resistance occurred. The optimum ratio depended on the hull lines of any given mode series.

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Land, Norman S.; Bidwell, Jerold M. & Goldenbaum, David M. October 1945.

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Report presents correlation of data obtained from several independent length-beam-ratio investigations to determine the general effect of length-beam ratio on the resistance characteristics of three series of flying-boat hulls. An optimum length-beam ratio was found beyond which no further reduction in hydrodynamic resistance occurred. The optimum ratio depended on the hull lines of any given mode series.

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  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930093020 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-WR-L-764
  • Report No.: NACA-ARR-L5G23
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930093020
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc61759

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Land, Norman S.; Bidwell, Jerold M. & Goldenbaum, David M. The resistance of three series of flying boat-hulls as affected by length-beam ratio, report, October 1945; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc61759/: accessed November 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.