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The prediction of wake wash in the towing tank

Abdul Ghani, Mohamad Pauzi and Abdul Rahim, M. N. (2008) The prediction of wake wash in the towing tank. Jurnal Mekanikal (26). pp. 129-140. ISSN 0127-3396

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Abstract

The wash or ship-generated waves from high speed craft has become a common subject in research and development of marine transportation. Since some time now the wake wash of high speed craft has become a problem in particular on inland or confined waterways. This wake wash has an impact on safety and environment such as bank/shoreline erosion, risk to people on shore and small boats in harbors and changes in the local ecology. This paper describes the results of model test of a high speed patrol, together with theoretical prediction of wake wash.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:ship-generated waves, wake wash
Subjects:T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
Divisions:Mechanical Engineering
ID Code:8520
Deposited By: Norshiela Buyamin
Deposited On:30 Apr 2009 09:21
Last Modified:20 Sep 2010 09:42

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