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Wave resistance of a surface piercing rudder at zero incidence and zero heel

NACA 00xx Profile


Approximation of results computed with Michlet

Wave resistance
W WPL W
C A V R =
2
2



V = Velocity
= density of water
A
WPL
= Waterplanearea of rudder
FN = Froude number based on chord length c

38 . 0 < FN

X
W W
FNpeak
SIN C
FN
C
(

\
|
=
38 . 0 2
38 . 0
max


38 . 0 > FN

X
W W
FN
FNpeak
SIN C C
(

\
|
=
2
max



( )
e
AR
W
TC C

=
13 . 3
max
1 205 . 2
e
AR
FNpeak

=
85 . 1
065 . 0 555 . 0
( ) 0 . 4 , 2 . 0 77 . 4 AR Max X =
TC = thickness ratio t/c
AR = Aspect ratio of the submerged area

Ulrich Remmlinger, Sept. 1, 2012