Rough-Water Tests of Models of the Vosper and Plum Planing Boats

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Models of two types of high-speed surface craft were tested in Langley tank no. 1 to obtain rough-water data for an evaluation by the David Taylor .Model Basin of the relative merits of the designs. Time-history records were obtained of trim, rise, and normal acceleration at two points in the hulls for various speeds and two sizes of waves.

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Chambliss, Derrill B. & Blanchard, Ulysse J. April 27, 1950.

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Models of two types of high-speed surface craft were tested in Langley tank no. 1 to obtain rough-water data for an evaluation by the David Taylor .Model Basin of the relative merits of the designs. Time-history records were obtained of trim, rise, and normal acceleration at two points in the hulls for various speeds and two sizes of waves.

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Chambliss, Derrill B. & Blanchard, Ulysse J. Rough-Water Tests of Models of the Vosper and Plum Planing Boats, report, April 27, 1950; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc64527/: accessed October 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.