Resistance force from Delftship

Discussion in 'Software' started by milo12, Mar 25, 2015.

  1. milo12
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    milo12 Junior Member

    If Delftship states a resistance force of 700lbs at 10 knots, can that be converted to Hp?

    Is Delftship resistance calculation accurate for a long thin hull?
     
  2. DCockey
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    DCockey Senior Member

    Power can be calculated. It will be the rate of work done, not the engine power rating needed.

    Power = Force x Speed x Units conversion factor
     
  3. Leo Lazauskas
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    Leo Lazauskas Senior Member

    Maybe. Kaper might be, but only if your hull is about the same length and shape as a kayak.
     
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