naval architecture and ocean engineering

Ship Resistance and Propulsion

Course Description

Components of ship resistance - frictional, wave and other components; Dimensional analysis; Bulbous bow and ship form effects; Shallow water effects; Added resistance; Ship model tests and resistance data presentations - methodical series data; Resistance of advanced marine vehicles.

Course Objective

This course covers following topics:- 

Powering and efficiency components; Screw propeller geometry; Propeller theories; Dimensional analysis; Hull-propeller interaction; Propeller model tests; Cavitation; Propeller design; Strength of propellers and manufacturing process; Sea-trials; Other propulsion systems and applications.

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