Effects of the Duct Angle and Propeller Location on the Hydrodynamic Characteristics of the Ducted Propeller

  • Mehdi Chamanara Department of Maritime Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran
  • Hassan Ghassemi Department of Maritime Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran
  • Manouchehr Fadavie Department of Maritime Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran
  • Mohammad Aref Ghassemi Department of Maritime Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran

Abstract

In the present study, the effect of the duct angle and propeller location on the hydrodynamic characteristics of the ducted propeller using Reynolds-Averaged Navier Stokes (RANS) method is reported. A Kaplan type propeller is selected with a 19A duct. The ducted propeller is analyzed by three turbulence models including the k-ε standard, k-ω SST and Reynolds stress model (RSM). The numerical results are compared with experimental data. The effects of the duct angle and the location of the propeller inside the propeller are presented and discussed.

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Published
2018-03-20
How to Cite
Chamanara, M., Ghassemi, H., Fadavie, M., & Ghassemi, M. A. (2018). Effects of the Duct Angle and Propeller Location on the Hydrodynamic Characteristics of the Ducted Propeller. Ciencia Y tecnología De Buques, 11(22), 41 - 48. https://doi.org/10.25043/19098642.162
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Scientific and Technological Research Articles