The Series 64 has been an oft-cited resource for the resistance prediction of high-speed transom-stern round-bilge hull forms since publication of Yeh’s paper (1965). Its range of parameters is extensive, making it one of only a few sets of test data for long and slender hulls. In the course of this author’s planned development of a computational prediction model based on the Series 64 data, significant outliers in the expected series family of curves were revealed and it became evident that there were inconsistencies in the relative relationships between hulls in the series. This prompted a re-analysis of the series to identify potentially erroneous test results and conclusions in the original work, so as to remove them from the numerical data set for a proposed computational model.
A Critical Re-analysis of the Series 64 Performance Data
MacPherson, Donald. "A Critical Re-analysis of the Series 64 Performance Data." Paper presented at the SNAME 13th International Conference on Fast Sea Transportation, Washington, DC, September 2015. doi: https://doi.org/10.5957/FAST-2015-015
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