How to determine the RPM of a vessel.

Discussion in 'Propulsion' started by Adeyele, Sep 3, 2012.

  1. Adeyele
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    Dear all, i want to calculate the shaft power for a propeller but i was not given the ship RPM. i know how to get the shaft power = Torque*2pieN, and Torque= 5250*HP/RPM; but i wasn't given the RPM.

    Please any help will be appreciated,

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    baeckmo Hydrodynamics

    Simple; you can't......
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    What info do you have?
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    Tynesider Junior Member

  5. DCockey
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    DCockey Senior Member

    Is this for a test question, homework or something else?
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