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A Nonlinear Design Theory of Supercavitating Cascades

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B. Yim, L. Higgins

Naval Ship Research and Development Center, Bethesda, Md.

J. Fluids Eng 97(4), 430-437 (Dec 01, 1975) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3448057 History: Received February 05, 1975; Online October 12, 2010

Abstract

A nonlinear method of finding two-dimensional supercavitating sections in a cascade is developed. The load distribution is taken from linear theory for low drag super-cavitating foils in a cascade. The double spiral vortex model is used for the cavity termination. Linear and nonlinear theories are compared with special emphasis put on analyzing the blunt leading edge. The foil-cavity shape, the cavity drag and the cavitation number can be obtained by a computer program from the given cavity length and geometrical parameters of the cascade.

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