Propeller Design Software

Discussion in 'Software' started by davidmarine, Dec 11, 2007.

  1. davidmarine
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    davidmarine New Member

    I am building a 7.30 meters overall long fiberglass semi powerboat. It can be equipped with internal power group (engine) in range from 80-160 HP.
    I am having a problems with finding the right propeller for it.
    I would like to know where I can get a good designing and calculation software for propellers.
    If somebody can recommend me some programs or share it to me I would be very grateful.

    Thank you all in beforehand!
  2. Çemberci
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    Çemberci Senior Member

    size of propeller

    if you send me complete offset plans and underwater arrangement
    of your vessel i would like to calculate propellers
    oktay cemberci
  3. Magno
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    Magno New Member

    Michigan Programs

    There is the "Propeller Optimization Program"(POP) and other programs from the university of Michigan. Unfortunately they are unavailable in the official website and I am not at home to send them to you.

    I have made those calculations by hand (yes, it was a very boring thing to do, but someone has to do it) and it was very near the ones the Propeller Optimization Program does.
  4. Rahil
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    Rahil Naval Architect


    Could you please share the POP or any other software you have. My id is -

    Thanking you.

  5. terhohalme
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    terhohalme BEng Boat Technology

  6. Rob Moody
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    Rob Moody Support Vessels

    I do not think that the "Propeller Optimization Program"(POP) program from the University of Michigan is suitable for your purpose as it is based on the Wageningen B-Series.

    Here is a link to a program originally written for Arneson drives



    If you want the "Propeller Optimization Program" (POP) let me know and I will E-mail it to you.

  7. dimitarp
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    dimitarp Junior Member

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