Turning Radius

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  1. brissyben
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    brissyben Junior Member

    Hi,

    Im trying to calculate the turning radius of a High speed craft, anybody know where these papers are available


    "Prediction of Craft Turning Characteristics"
    Marine Technology. Vol. 28 No. 1 January 1991. Pages 1-13. By Stephen B. Denny and Nadine Hubbie.

    "Manueverability of High-Speed Power Boats"
    Lewandowski, Edward
    Power Boat Symposium 1993 2/9/1993

    I have tried the SNAME website and have had no luck, any ideas?

    Or any other good papers on calculating the turning radius of small aplning craft,

    thanks,

    Ben
     
  2. Bito
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    Bito Junior Member

    You can contact the Davidson Lab. Try the head of the towing tank, Raju Datla at www.stevens.edu/cms
     
  3. messabout
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    messabout Senior Member

    There may be some useful information in: Hydrodynamics of High Speed Marine Vehicles By Odd M Faltinsen ISBN 978-0-84568-7.
     
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