Effects of Turbulence and Mass Transfer Models on Dynamics in Cavitating Propeller Flows

Tuomas Sipilä, Ville Viitanen

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Abstract

In the marine applications, cavitation occurs most typically in ship propeller flows. Cavitation causes detrimental phenomena on ships and the environment. Cavitation increases vibrations to the ship structures, which can be harmful to machinery and disturb people on board. Cavitation can be erosive to propellers and rudders. In severe cases, damages can shorten dry-docking interval and cause significant costs to the ship owner. Finally, cavitation is the most significant source of underwater noise in ships. Underwater noise emitted from shipping has become a concern due to increased environmental awareness. There is rising pressure to restrain the acoustic footprint of shipping.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages5
Publication statusPublished - 24 May 2019
MoE publication typeNot Eligible
EventInternational Symposium on Numerical Methods in Heat and Mass Transfer 2019 - Hangzhou-Dianzi University, Hangzhou, China
Duration: 24 May 201926 May 2019
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Conference

ConferenceInternational Symposium on Numerical Methods in Heat and Mass Transfer 2019
Abbreviated titleISNMHMT2019
CountryChina
CityHangzhou
Period24/05/1926/05/19
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Keywords

  • CFD
  • turbulence
  • Cavitation

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    Sipilä, T., & Viitanen, V. (2019). Effects of Turbulence and Mass Transfer Models on Dynamics in Cavitating Propeller Flows. Abstract from International Symposium on Numerical Methods in Heat and Mass Transfer 2019, Hangzhou, China.