Numerical prediction of ice induced hydrodynamic loads on propellers due to blockage

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TypeArticle
Journal titleOceanic Engineering International
Volume4
Issue1
Pages3138; # of pages: 8
SubjectPropellers; Hydrodynamic Loads
AbstractNumerical simulations of a number of propellers operating in both open water and blocked flows were completed using the panel method code PROPELLA. The panel method was used to assess the hydrodynamic propeller loading that occurs as a result of blockage during propeller/ice interaction. Time histories of propeller loading were generated and the results were presented in terms of load coefficients versus proximity to the ice block, ratios of peak blockage load relative to open water loads versus advance coefficient. Conditions investigated included operation near an ice sphere and an ice wall. Five propellers were modelled.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Ocean Technology; National Research Council Canada
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IdentifierIR-2000-22
NRC number6467
NPARC number8894993
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Record created2009-04-22
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