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Supercavitating Foils With Flaps Beneath a Free Surface

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J. Auslaender

Hydronautics, Inc., Rockville, Md.

J. Basic Eng 86(2), 197-204 (Jun 01, 1964) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3653033 History: Received July 23, 1962; Online November 03, 2011

Abstract

Linearized airfoil theory—in conjunction with a mapping technique—is applied to the calculation of the forces and moments acting on supercavitating hydrofoils operating near a free surface at very large Froude numbers and zero cavitation number. Only the effects of angle of attack and flap deflection are considered. The results—intended for engineering use—are presented primarily in the form of curves of flap effectiveness, lift curve slope, pitching and hinge moment coefficient, and flap loading versus flap-chord ratio, depth being introduced as a parameter. Lift-drag ratio and hinge moment coefficient as functions of lift coefficient are presented for typical operating conditions.

Copyright © 1964 by ASME
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