Similitude in Hydrodynamic Tests Involving Planing

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The problems of using models in planing tests are addressed. If one passes from the model to a hull of linear dimensions n times greater, the speeds are connected by the law of mechanical similitude. The normal forces given by the hydrodynamic equations (perfect fluid) also follow the law of dynamic similitude (Reech's method) and are multiplied by n(exp 3). A series of tests were performed and the actual results were compared to theoretical results.

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Gruson, M. F. May 1936.

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The problems of using models in planing tests are addressed. If one passes from the model to a hull of linear dimensions n times greater, the speeds are connected by the law of mechanical similitude. The normal forces given by the hydrodynamic equations (perfect fluid) also follow the law of dynamic similitude (Reech's method) and are multiplied by n(exp 3). A series of tests were performed and the actual results were compared to theoretical results.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R23542
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930094622 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TM-795
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930094622
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc63415

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Gruson, M. F. Similitude in Hydrodynamic Tests Involving Planing, report, May 1936; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc63415/: accessed November 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.