Friction measurements on the K & R propeller dynamometer

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleLaboratory Memorandum
Subjectfriction; propeller; model tests; opens dynamometer
AbstractFriction measurements were made on the K & R opens boat propeller dynamometer in the clear water tow tank. An existing dummy hub, fairing, and cone nut were fitted to the dynamometer. Friction torque was measured over a range of shaft speeds and for different lengths of time over a two day test program. The aim was to measure the effect of running time on friction torque and to check the practice of taring and zeroing.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada. Institute for Marine Dynamics
PlaceSt. John's, NL
AffiliationNRC Institute for Ocean Technology; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
IdentifierLM-1998-04
NRC number5227
NPARC number8895187
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Record identifier22fa11fb-b233-4225-8333-2e2dcdd90939
Record created2009-04-22
Record modified2016-10-03
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