Wave drag coefficient of a model 'Busemann biplane' catamaran

L. Liebenberg, E. A. Bunt

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Abstract

Tests conducted on a model 'Busemann biplane' catamaran in a towing basin qualitatively showed that the form of the wave drag coefficient curve followed the typical drag curve for a single unswept supersonic wing, but on this was superimposed that of the Busemann wave drag curve (giving a local minimum near the design Froude number).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)352-354
Number of pages3
JournalExperiments in Fluids
Volume9
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 1990
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computational Mechanics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)
  • Fluid Flow and Transfer Processes

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