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Marine Rudders and Control Surfaces US$116.00

Marine Rudders and Control Surfaces

Marine Rudders and Control Surfaces Description

This book guides naval architects from the first principles of the physics of control surface operation, to the use of experimental and empirical data and applied computational fluid dynamic modelling of rudders and control surfaces.

The empirical and theoretical methods applied to control surface design are described in depth and their use explained through application to particular cases. The design procedures are complemented with a number of worked practical examples of rudder and control surface design.

The online companion site contains an extensive modelling data library, plus software for theoretical control surface design, based on over 25 years of world-class research at the University of Southampton, an incredible resource for engineers in this field.

  • 448 pages 150 ills

  • Trim size 6 1/8 X 9 1/5 in

  • Copyright 2007

Marine Rudders and Control Surfaces Key Features

  • The only text dedicated to marine control surface design

  • Provides experimental, theoretical and applied design information valuable for practising engineers, designers and students

  • Accompanied by an online extensive experimental database together with software for theoretical predictions and design development

Marine Rudders and Control Surfaces Readership

Naval architects and marine engineers, ship designers, hydrodynamicists, ship builders, classification societies; Advanced undergrad and postgrad students of naval architecture, ship science and broader engineering sciences. Typical courses; Marine Engineering; Naval Architecture; Ship Hydrodynamics; Ship Design; Ship Control; Engineers and students involved with computational fluid dynamics (CFD) and other aspects of numerical analysis


Marine Rudders and Control Surfaces Contents

Part I Principles

1 Introduction

2 Control Surface Types

2.1 Control surfaces and applications

2.2 Rudder types

2.3 Other control surfaces

3 Physics Of Control Surface Operation

3.1 Background

3.2 Basic flow patterns and terminology

3.3 Properties of lifting foils

3.4 Induced drag

3.5 Rudder-propeller interaction

3.6 Propeller induced velocity upstream of rudder

3.7 Influence of hull on rudder-propeller performance

4 Control Surface Requirements

4.1 Rudder requirements

4.2 Rudder design within the ship design process

4.3 Requirements of other control surfaces

4.4 Rudder and control surface design strategy

Part II Design Data Sources

5 Experimental Data

5.1 Review of available experimental data and performance prediction

5.2 Presentation of experimental data

5.3 Experimental data for rudder in free stream

5.4 Experimental data for rudder behind propeller

5.5 Effective aspect ratio

5.6 Rudder and control surface area

5.7 Free surface effects

5.8 Cavitation on control surfaces

5.9 Propulsive effects

5.10 Hull pressures

6 Theoretical And Numerical Methods

6.1 Available methods

6.2 Potential flow methods

6.3 Navier Stokes methods

6.4 Interpretation of numerical analysis

6.5 Freestream rudders

6.6 Rudder-propeller interaction

6.7 Unsteady behaviour

6.8 Future developments

Part III Design Strategy And Methodology

7 Detailed Rudder Design

7.1 Background and philosophy of design approach

7.2 Rudder design process

7.3 Applications of numerical methods

7.4 Guidelines for design

8 Manoeuvring

8.1 Rudder forces

8.2 Hull upstream

8.3 Influence of drift angle

8.4 Low speed and four quadrants

8.5 Shallow water/bank effects

9 Other Control Surfaces

9.1 Fin stabilisers

9.2 Hydroplanes

9.3 Pitch damping fins

10 Propulsion

10.1 Propeller effects

10.2 Rudder effects

10.3 Overall effects

Part IV Design Applications

11 Applications

11.1 Background

11.2 Large ships

11.3 Small craft.

11.4 Low speed and manoeuvring

11.5 Control

APPENDIX 1: Tabulated test data: rudder-propeller interaction tests

APPENDIX 2: Rudder and propeller design software  


Marine Rudders and Control Surfaces Author Information

By Anthony F. Molland, MSc, PhD, CEng, FRINA is Emeritus Professor of Ship Design at the University of Southampton, UK; and Stephen R. Turnock, MA, SM, PhD, CEng, MIMechE, is Senior Lecturer in Ship Science at the University of Southampton, UK

This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 30 December, 2008.


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