An investigation in the High-Speed Water Tunnel of the two-dimensional hydrodynamic characteristics of sharp-edged hydrofoils is described. The lift, drag, and pitching moment were measured in cavitating and noncavitating flows for flat-plate and circular-arc profiles. The theory of Wu for the forces on sharp-edged profiles in full-cavity flow and the experimental results showed good agreement over a wide range of attack angles.
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March 01 1958
Experiments on Circular-Arc and Flat-Plate Hydrofoils
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Parkin, Blaine R.. "Experiments on Circular-Arc and Flat-Plate Hydrofoils." J Ship Res 2 (1958): 34–67. doi: https://doi.org/10.5957/jsr.19184.108.40.206
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