Numerical analyses for improved terminal velocity of deep water torpedo anchor

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Soh, B; Pao, W; Chen, X;
  • Publisher: Emerald
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    arxiv: Physics::Fluid Dynamics

Purpose: This research aims to investigate the effects of manipulation of a torpedo’s geometries to attain higher terminal velocity. The parameters of interest include geometric changes of the original design, as well as sea water properties that reflect water depth in ... View more
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