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Marine Propellers and Propulsion

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ISBN-10: 0080971237

ISBN-13: 9780080971230

Edition: 3rd 2012

Authors: John Carlton

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Book details

Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Publication date: 9/20/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 544
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.432
Language: English

John Carlton is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and Professor of Marine Engineering at City University, London. He recently served as the 109th President of the IMarEST and was formerly Global Head of Marine Technology and Investigations at Lloyd's Register. Over a long and distinguished career he has authored more than a hundred technical papers and articles on marine technology, received numerous awards, chaired international committees and contributed to various government and naval initiatives on maritime matters.

The early development of the screw propeller
Propulsion systems
Propeller geometry
The propeller environment
The wake field
Propeller performance characteristics
Theoretical methods - basic concepts
Theoretical methods - propeller theories
Propeller noise
Propeller-ship interaction
Ship resistance and propulsion
Thrust augmentation devices
Transverse thrusters
Azimuthing and podded propulsors
Waterjet propulsion
Full-scale trials
Propeller materials
Propeller blade strength
Propeller manufacture
Propeller blade vibration
Propeller design
Operational problems
Service performance and analysis
Propeller tolerances and inspection
Propeller maintenance and repair