Brentjes, J. (1962) Measurements of the free water surface displacements caused by a hydrofoil of moderate aspect ratio (A Supplement to Motion Picture No. 62). California Institute of Technology , Pasadena, CA. (Unpublished) http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:BREhydrolabrptE-110-3M
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The purpose of this experimental study is to determine the contour of the distorted water surface behind a hydrofoil operating at shallow depths of submergence. The effects of foil depth, Froude Number, and the angle of attack were investigated for a non-cavitating hydrofoil without any flap deflections. The characteristics of the surface depression behind a foil are important when considering the applications of canard or tandem foil systems. A theoretical analysis of the same phenomena is being made by Daniel Ai and a comparison between theory and experiment will be made in the near future.
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|Additional Information:||Department of the Navy, Office of Naval Research, Contract NOnr 220(43) Internal Memorandum E-110.3M|
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