Kort nozzle?

Discussion in 'Boat Design' started by boatindad, Jun 3, 2014.

  1. boatindad
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    boatindad Junior Member

    Has anyone done any experiments with kort nozzles at the human power level?
     
  2. keysdisease
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    keysdisease Senior Member

    I think the extra drag would not be offset by additional thrust in a human powered application.

    I am not aware of any experiments, but most human powered performance vessels focus on minimizing wetted surface and drag.

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  3. La Ola
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    La Ola Junior Member

    U can read article on kort nozzle (wake equalizing duct) in our issue
    http://issuu.com/imuv.laola/docs/laola_xvii_isuue ........ may be it'll help you :)
     
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