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Lecture Notes on Hydrofoils and Propellers

Lecture Notes on Hydrofoils and Propellers

These lecture notes serve as a textbook for an online course of the same title at MIT.  It "develops the theory and design of hydrofoil sections, including lifting and thickness problems for sub-cavitating sections, unsteady flow problems, and computer-aided design of low drag cavitation-free sections. It also covers lifting line and lifting surface theory with applications to hydrofoil craft, rudder, control surface, propeller and wind...

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