Froude Number

Discussion in 'Boat Design' started by malith, Oct 29, 2014.

  1. malith
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    malith Junior Member

    Hi;

    What is the Froude Number and Volumetric Froude Number range for displacement hulls, semi-displacement hulls and planinig hulls???

    Thank You!!!
     
  2. jehardiman
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    jehardiman Senior Member

    The range is zero to infinity with most displacement vessels grouped around Fn 0.3-0.4, semi-displacement Fn 0.6-1.0, and planing hulls FnV 1.0-6.0
     
  3. Fanie
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    Fanie Fanie

    I thought the Fraud number had something to do with inches...:D
     
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