The following are links to white papers on various subjects:

Prediction techniques

  • 141 – Definition of Propeller Tunnels for PropExpert
  • 136 – Correlating Michigan Wheel Cup Gages
  • 133 – IDF Hull Data Transfer Format
  • 130 – Tips for Predicting Speed with PropExpert
  • 128 – Applicability Range of Holtrop-1984 Method
  • 127 – Modeling Tractor-style Azimuthing Podded Drives
  • 120 – Predicting Resistance and Power for an Integrated Tug/Barge Using NavCad
  • 118 – Analysis of Vessel Acceleration with NavCad
  • 117 – Analysis of Dissimilar Engine-Gear-Propeller Systems with PropExpert
  • 116 – Validation and the Use of PropExpert for Small High-speed Powerboats
  • 108 – Validation and Testing of Performance Prediction Algorithms
  • 105 – Predicting Catamaran Resistance with NavCad
  • 104 – An Evaluation of Tanker Resistance Prediction Accuracy in NavCad
  • 103 – Comments on Reliable Prediction Accuracy
  • 101 – Correlating Propeller Performance with Kt/Kq Multipliers

Propeller performance

  • 138 – Singing Propellers
  • 137 – The Three Modes of Cavitating Performance
  • 135 – Blade Area Ratio Defined
  • 134 – Predicting the Inception of Ventilation
  • 132 – Correlating KT/KQ for Symmetric-section Propellers
  • 129 – Simplified Prediction of Propeller Inflow/Outflow Properties
  • 112 – Root Cavitation on Small Commercial Propellers
  • 111 – Cavitation on Small Commercial Propellers
  • 107 – Propeller Characteristics for Torsional Analysis

Propeller CAD and modeling

  • 140 – Estimating Propeller Forces for Blade Strength Analysis
  • 131 – Practical Propeller Modeling: From Concept to 3D CAD Model
  • 125 – Approximating a Fillet Radius Onto a Cylindrical Hub in PropCad
  • 121 – Definition of Section Offsets in PropCad

Vessel operation

  • 139 – Hull Speed
  • 126 – Demonstrating the Effect of Vessel Weight Change with PropExpert
  • 124 – When Does Shallow Water Become a Problem?
  • 122 – Typical WorkBoat Rudder and Propeller Placement
  • 113 – Minimum Planing Speed
  • 110 – Bollard Pull