hydrofoil


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a device consisting of a flat or curved piece (as a metal plate) so that its surface reacts to the water it is passing through

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a speedboat that is equipped with winglike structures that lift it so that it skims the water at high speeds

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For this, we considered the propeller pitch and the angle of the hydrofoil.
Dawn Kiriannakis, a former UK bullion dealer, runs three immaculately maintained twin and double rooms in the main port of Patitiri, where the ferries and hydrofoils deposit island-hoppers.
A hydrofoil carrying over 100 passengers and 10 crew members left Hong Kong to Macau at 1 a.
Section 3 presents the model for fluid dynamics of flapping hydrofoil.
A hydrofoil wing helps lift the catamaran up out of the water, decreasing drag, increasing fuel economy and creating a smaller boat wake.
Stefan Siegel moonlighted working on an underwater hydrofoil that could capture energy from the ocean's currents better than existing technologies could.
The Vestas Sailrocket team had to deal with one particular problem to achieve the feat - at over 50 knots small bubbles begin to form around the hydrofoil that sits underneath the boat to keep it balanced.
1988) presented correlations for power, flow and shear characteristics of a 6-bladed disc turbine, a hydrofoil axial flow impeller (A310) and a pitch bladed turbine, measured through an automated LDV system.
Other researchers share the results of studies on a powertrain mounting system for hybrid electrical vehicles, an on-site repair technology for backhoe bucket bores, hydrofoil lift under Lorentz force, and the effect of industrial coatings on fatigue damage.
Last year, the famous hydrofoil boat "L'Hydroptere" held the Outright Record with 51.
com you can also reach Bodrum by hydrofoil from Rhodes, which takes two hours and 10 minutes and costs EUR55 (pounds 48) return.
The Water Glide is a patented pontoon boat hydrofoil that lifts your pontoon so it planes like a conventional boat.
hydrofoil impellers from 4" to 16", and fractional to 2 HP motors; either electric or pneumatic.
Among the topics are developing complex products containing sub-assemblies, bionic research of turtle hydrofoil propulsion, damping responses of viscoelastic composite material structures, assembling nanostructures with a mechanical nano-manipulator, theory and experimental study on transmission error in a gear system, optimizing a scheduling model of ship-based aircraft, selecting artificial boundary conditions in soil-structure dynamic interaction, and a data-driven neural network approach to predicting useful life remaining.