planing hull

planing hull

[′plān·iŋ ‚həl]
(naval architecture)
A hull form with straight buttock lines, designed to develop positive hydrodynamic pressures on its bottom so that its draft decreases with increasing speed, enabling it to rise higher on the wave that it is generating.
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Len Imas of the Department of Civil, Environmental and Ocean Engineering at Stevens Institute of Technology has been awarded a grant from the Office of Naval Research (ONR) for the investigation of ultra-deep vee planing hull hydrodynamics.
Once a vessel with a planing hull achieves enough speed, the water pushes against it with a high enough pressure resulting in a force known as hydrodynamic lift.
The deep vee planing hull form is powered by twin 400 hp marine diesel engines to attain an operational speed of 25 knots and top speed of 30 knots.
The AAAV will be capable of transporting 18 Marines and a crew of three over water at speeds of 29 miles an hour; the design uses a planing hull propelled by two water jets.
Peter Duclos, president of Gladding-Hearn said: We selected the Volvo Penta IPS2 for our next-generation Chesapeake-class boats to improve the performance and the arrangement of planing hulls like our pilot boats.
The design team that created the hull of America's Cup champion Stars & Stripes -- Morrelli & Melvin -- worked with Jay Hood, president of Triumph Boats, and the Triumph design and engineering team, on the new boat, resulting in planing hulls with bows designed to cut through the water efficiently and eliminate spray.