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Unformatted text preview: EHP = 80000 HP, ship speed = 25 kts, maximum propeller diameter = 34 ft, w = 0.249, t = 0.18, R = 1.0, centerline depth, h = 25 ft a. Using the maximum prop diameter, determine the optimum B 590 design. Use the metrics below to confirm your design. a. P/D b. K T (optimum) c. K Q (optimum) d. o (optimum) e. J f. Developed HP g. The (Quasi) PC or D h. RPM From the consideration of cavitation, determine: i. The predicted cavitation (%) using the Burrill correlation j. The expanded area ratio (EAR) to provide 5% cavitation for a commercial ship. Assume the operating conditions are similar to the B 590 propeller. 3. List the advantages and disadvantages of the fixed pitch propeller, controllable pitch propeller, and waterjet propulsion systems. List the best applications (or platform(s)) for each propulsor and supporting reasons considering the mission of the platform. (expectation: half a page of concise thought)....
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This note was uploaded on 02/24/2012 for the course MECHANICAL 2.611 taught by Professor Davidburke during the Fall '06 term at MIT.
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