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CFD Analysis of a Propeller Flow and Cavitation

by S. Subhas, V. F. Saji, S. Ramakrishna, H. N. Das
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 55 - Number 16
Year of Publication: 2012
Authors: S. Subhas, V. F. Saji, S. Ramakrishna, H. N. Das
10.5120/8841-3125

S. Subhas, V. F. Saji, S. Ramakrishna, H. N. Das . CFD Analysis of a Propeller Flow and Cavitation. International Journal of Computer Applications. 55, 16 ( October 2012), 26-33. DOI=10.5120/8841-3125

@article{ 10.5120/8841-3125,
author = { S. Subhas, V. F. Saji, S. Ramakrishna, H. N. Das },
title = { CFD Analysis of a Propeller Flow and Cavitation },
journal = { International Journal of Computer Applications },
issue_date = { October 2012 },
volume = { 55 },
number = { 16 },
month = { October },
year = { 2012 },
issn = { 0975-8887 },
pages = { 26-33 },
numpages = {9},
url = { https://ijcaonline.org/archives/volume55/number16/8841-3125/ },
doi = { 10.5120/8841-3125 },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
}
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%A V. F. Saji
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%A H. N. Das
%T CFD Analysis of a Propeller Flow and Cavitation
%J International Journal of Computer Applications
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%P 26-33
%D 2012
%I Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Abstract

The propeller is the predominant propulsion device used in ships. The performance of propeller is conventionally represented in terms of non-dimensional coefficients, i.e., thrust coefficient (KT), torque coefficient (KQ) and efficiency and their variation with advance coefficients (J). It is difficult to determine the characteristics of a full-size propeller in open water by varying the speed of the advance and the revolution rate over a range and measuring the thrust and torque of the propeller. Therefore, recourse is made to experiments with models of the propeller and the ship in which the thrust and torque of the model propeller can be conveniently measured over a range of speed of advance and revolution rate.

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Keywords

Propeller CFD Cavitation Large Eddy Simulation Multi phase flows Open water characteristics Validation