Keels & rudders

Discussion in 'Software' started by jarmo.hakkinen, Sep 8, 2013.

  1. jarmo.hakkinen
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    jarmo.hakkinen Junior Member

    Hi everybody,

    I just uploaded a spreadsheet in the keel design category. This is a spreadsheet to create and analyze Rhinoceros-models of keels and rudders with a few basic input values. It's all based on the formulas in "Principles of Yacht Design", plus some basic trigonometry. Section coordinates data to be generated with some external program though, I used Javafoil.

    Any comments/ improvements welcome.

    It really does not replace the "wizards" in the high-end design programs, but to the basic Rhino user, greatly reduces trial-and-error time in designing foils.

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