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Unformatted text preview: Propellers & Rudders v1.doc-8/9/2004 Maritime Professional Studies KP100 Introduction to Marine Engineering (IME) Segment Course Handout I. Topic Name: Propellers & Rudders II. Reference(s) Text: Ship Knowledge A Modern Encyclopedia Pages: 246-255, 260-263 III. Topic Objectives A. State the purpose of a propeller B. State the purpose of a rudder C. Identify the basic parts of a propeller D. Identify the two basic types of propellers E. Identify the two basic types of propeller blades F. Define the following terms: 1. Pitch 2. Slip 3. Cavitation G. Identify the three basic types of rudders Course Handout: Propellers & Rudders Propellers & Rudders v1.doc-8/9/2004 2 IV. Topic Terminology • back • balanced rudder • blade angle • cap • cavitation • constant pitch blade • controllable pitch propeller • CRP propeller • face • fixed pitch propeller • gas turbine • hub • jacking gear • leading edge • motive force • pilgrim nut • pitch • pitch angle • pressure face • prime mover • propeller • rake angle • root • rudder • rudder stock • semi-balanced rudder • slip • steam turbine • steering gear • strut • strut bearing • suction back • tail shaft • tip • trailing edge • unbalanced rudder • variable pitch Course Handout: Propellers & Rudders Propellers & Rudders v1.doc-8/9/2004 Propellers & Rudders v1....
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2008 for the course KP 100 taught by Professor Lenord during the Fall '06 term at United States Merchant Marine Academy.

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