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Munk integrals for fully cavitated hydrofoils

Published 1961

by Blaine Raphael Parkin

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The use of a linearized closed-cavity theory to obtain a solution for the two-dimensional cavity flow around a cambered hydrofoil of arbitrary shape. Integral representations for the hydrodynamic coefficients of the profile are found by superposing certain fundamental solutions. To test the theory, calculations are carried out for a "low drag" profile for which experimental data are available. Satisfactory agreement between experiment and theory is obtained.

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