Elements of hydrodynamic propulsion [E-Book] / by J. A. Sparenberg.
Sparenberg, J. A., (author)
Dordrecht : Springer, 1984
XIII, 281 p. online resource.
englisch
9789400960862
10.1007/978-94-009-6086-2
Mechanics of fluids and transport processes ; 3
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Table of Contents:
  • 1. External force actions
  • 1.1 Hydrodynamic forces on a moving body
  • 1.2 Force actions and shed vorticity
  • 1.3 External force fields and vorticity
  • 1.4 Solution of linearized equation of motion
  • 1.5 Vortex representation of solution
  • 1.6 Singular force perpendicular to its velocity
  • 1.7 Singular force in the direction of its velocity
  • 1.8 Work done by external force field and moving body
  • 1.9 Vorticity of a lifting surface, linearized theory
  • 1.10 Bound vortex “ending” at a plate
  • 1.11 Suction force at leading edge
  • 2. The actuator surface
  • 2.1 Linearized actuator surface theory
  • 2.2 Actuator disk
  • 2.3 Thrust deduction
  • 2.4 Non linear actuator disk theory, 1
  • 2.5 Non linear actuator disk theory, 2
  • 2.6 Discussion of results and methods
  • 3. The ship screw
  • 3.1 The geometry of the ship screw
  • 3.2 The screw blade with thickness and without load
  • 3.3 The velocity field induced by rotating force
  • 3.4 Screw blade of zero thickness, prescribed load, 1
  • 3.5 Screw blade of zero thickness, prescribed load, 2
  • 3.6 Some additional remarks
  • 4. Unsteady propulsion
  • 4.1 Some types of unsteady propulsion
  • 4.2 Small amplitude propulsion, two dimensional
  • 4.3 Solution of the Hilbert problem
  • 4.4 Thrust and efficiency
  • 4.5 Theoretical and experimental results
  • 4.6 Elastically coupled profiles
  • 4.7 The Voith-Schneider propeller
  • 4.8 Large amplitude unsteady propulsion, rigid profile
  • 4.9 Some additional remarks
  • 5. Optimization theory
  • 5.1 Lifting surface system
  • 5.2 Energy extraction out of a disturbed fluid
  • 5.3 The variational problem for lifting surface systems
  • 5.4 Necessary condition for an optimum
  • 5.5 Optimum wing in up- or downward flow
  • 5.6 Classes of lifting surface systems, quality number
  • 5.7 The ideal propeller
  • 5.8 Comparison of the quality number of optimum propellers by inspection
  • 5.9 Energy extraction, translating rigid wing
  • 5.10 Optimum energy extraction by rigid wing
  • 6. Applications of optimization theory
  • 6.1 Optimum screw propeller with endplates
  • 6.2 Properties of the potential
  • 6.3 Circulation distribution, thrust
  • 6.4 Efficiency and quality number
  • 6.5 Numerical results
  • 6.6 Optimization of the sails of a yacht
  • 6.7 Numerical results
  • 6.8 Optimum unsteady propulsion, large amplitude, two dimensional
  • 6.9 Angles of incidence, large amplitude, two dimensional
  • 6.10 Optimum large amplitude unsteady propulsion, finite span
  • 6.11 On the optimum Voith-Schneider propeller
  • 6.12 On the optimum large hub propeller
  • 7. On the existence of optimum propellers
  • 7.1 Small amplitude flexible profile
  • 7.2 Nonexistence of optimum added motion
  • 7.3 Large amplitude rigid profile
  • 7.4 The wagging motion
  • 7.5 Nonexistence of optimum base motion
  • 7.6 Small amplitude heaving motion
  • 7.7 The optimization problem
  • 7.8 Existence of optimum added motion
  • 7.9 Large amplitude propulsion flexible profile
  • Appendices
  • A. The Hilbert problem
  • A.1 The formulas of Plemelj
  • A.2 The Hilbert problem for an arc
  • A.3 Singular integral equations
  • B. Curvilinear coordinates
  • B.1 Tensor representation of some operators
  • B.2 Two applications
  • References.