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Symposium Topics:
  • Open or ducted propellers
  • Podded propellers and thrusters
  • Water-jets
  • Unconventional propulsors (CRP, stator/rotor, surface piercing propellers, tip loaded, rim driven,...)
  • Energy Saving Devices (ESD)
  • Ocean current or tidal turbines
  • Propeller/hull/rudder interaction
  • Propeller design
  • Modeling of cavitation
  • Noise and vibration
  • Propeller and rudder erosion
  • Numerical methods in propulsion (VLM, BEM, RANS, Hybrid, LES, DES, DNS)
  • Experimental techniques
  • Full-scale measurements
  • Propulsion at off-design and crash-back conditions
  • Dynamic positioning
  • Propulsor dynamics
  • Propulsor-ice interaction
  • Propulsion in seaways

Contact information

      Email:  smp15@utexas.edu
SMP website:  www.marinepropulsors.com
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