marine propeller

marine propeller

[mə′rēn prə′pel·ər]
(naval architecture)
A component of a ship-propulsion power plant which converts engine torque force into propulsive force or thrust, thus overcoming the hull resistance of a moving ship by creating a sternward accelerated column of water.
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3000 to the Limit--that is to say, up to the point when the blades make the air "bell"--cut out a vacuum for themselves precisely as over-driven marine propellers used to do.
Viviani, "An investigation on the discrepancies between RANSE and BEM approaches for the prediction of marine propeller unsteady performances in strongly non-homogeneous wakes," in Proceedings of the ASME 33rd International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, OMAE 2014, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, June 2014.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Marine Machinery & Engine Co (MHI-MME), a group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, has signed a licensing agreement with Changzhou Zhonghai Marine Propeller Co.
The company also operates the Rolls-Royce Marine Propeller and Waterjet Foundry in Pascagoula where workers manufacture, test and repair propellers for the U.S.
Dalian propeller deal coincides with order involving the world's largest car carriers On 30 August 2013 MAN Diesel and Turbo signed an agreement regarding the production of its Kappel propeller portfolio with Dalian Marine Propeller Co., Ltd (DMMP) - part of the China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC) Group - at its facility in Frederikshavn, Denmark.
Increasing the velocity of a marine propeller beyond the point when thrust disappears results in a phenomenon known as cavitation: the phenomenon of water vaporizing or boiling due to a cessation of thrust (STL 10J).
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NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-11 January 2007-Wartsila Corporation to acquire Marine Propeller (Pty) Ltd in South Africa(C)1994-2007 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.m2.com
Some of the services Superior Machine & Welding offers are aluminum welding, custom fabricating, gas and arc welding, marine propeller repair, tool joint cutting and facing, oilfield equipment repair, and welding and sandblasting.
It marks the final sad chapter in the battle to restore SMM to the glory of its 1970s heyday when the company was the world's largest marine propeller manufacturer.
According to a press release issued by Yamaha, the company plans to retain Precision Propeller's employees and make capital investments in the marine propeller investment casting facility.

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