TITLE

Propeller research aims to improve ships' fuel efficiency

AUTHOR(S)
Knight, Helen
PUB. DATE
February 2003
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);2/7/2003, Vol. 291 Issue 7620, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that ships could become more fuel efficient and comfortable for passengers with research being undertaken by Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden for Rolls-Royce. Use of computational fluid dynamics to predict the pressure around ships' propellers; Goal of making better propeller designs.
ACCESSION #
9223033

 

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