Submarine Hydrodynamics by Martin RenilsonSubmarine Hydrodynamics by Martin Renilson

Submarine Hydrodynamics

byMartin Renilson

Hardcover | March 26, 2015

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This book adopts a practical approach and presents recent research together with applications in real submarine design and operation. Topics covered include hydrostatics, manoeuvring, resistance and propulsion of submarines. The author briefly reviews basic concepts in ship hydrodynamics and goes on to show how they are applied to submarines, including a look at the use of physical model experiments.
The issues associated with manoeuvring in both the horizontal and vertical planes are explained, and readers will discover suggested criteria for stability, along with rudder and hydroplane effectiveness. The book includes a section on appendage design which includes information on sail design, different arrangements of bow planes and alternative stern configurations. Other themes explored in this book include hydro-acoustic performance, the components of resistance and the effect of hull shape.
Readers will value the author's applied experience as well as the empirical expressions that are presented for use at the preliminary design stage. A wide range of state-of-the-art material is included, and there are over fifty references to recent publications in the field.
Intended for advanced students and professionals working in the specialised field of submarine hydrodynamics, this book brings theoretical and practical knowledge together in one comprehensive work that is particularly valuable to the submarine hydrodynamicist.

RENILSON, MARTIN (Prof) has been working in the field of Ship Hydrodynamics for over 35 years.  He established the Ship Hydrodynamics Centre at the Australian Maritime College (AMC) in 1983, and was Director of the Australian Maritime Engineering Cooperative Research Centre in 1992.  He started the Department of Naval Architecture & Oc...
Title:Submarine HydrodynamicsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:150 pagesPublished:March 26, 2015Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3319161830

ISBN - 13:9783319161839

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Table of Contents

1 Introduction

2 Hydrostatics and Control

3 Manoeuvring and Control

4 Resistance and Flow

5 Propulsion

6 Appendage Design

7 Hydro-Acoustic Performance

Editorial Reviews

"The book is authoritative, comprehensive, clearly written and well referenced and illustrated. A great deal of useful and up-to-date information is presented in a slim volume. It is recommended to all those involved with submarines and, in particular, to those concerned with their hydrodynamic performance. Students will find it invaluable but more experienced workers will also find it a useful reference." (Eric C. Tupper, Warship Technology, July-August, 2015)"The book covers all the main components ofsubmarine hydrodynamics . . The book is clearly written and comprehensive, witha lot of relevant information packed within its pages. . this is a very usefulbook and it is recommended to all those involved in the design and operation ofsubmarines and underwater vehicles, including undergraduate and postgraduatestudents, researchers and practising professionals." (A. F. Molland, UnderwaterTechnology, Vol. 33 (2), 2015)