towing tank

towing tank

[′tō·iŋ ‚taŋk]
(engineering)
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The experiments make use of the Cambridge University Engineering Department's water towing tank facility, shown in Figure 2.
Testing is carried out in a water towing tank, which allows the correct establishment of the ground flow and rotating wheels.
This finding intrigued engineers in my research group on the other side of the Atlantic in the Towing Tank Laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Those were ISO 15016:2002 and the International Towing Tank Conference (ITTC) Recommended Procedures.
Indeed, many authors have used towing tank tests to investigate friction [e.
During the course, students will be tasked with an advanced design-and-build project led by experienced marine professionals and young engineers, whilst gaining valuable experience of university life and exclusive access to the university's equipment including a towing tank.
The current infrastructure at EIMA can accommodate up to 20,000 students a year and the plan is to develop a maritime centre including the establishment of a research institute with the largest Towing Tank facility in the world.
The current infrastructure at the Eima can accommodate upto 20,000 students a year and the plan is to develop a maritime centre of excellence including the establishment of a research institute with the largest towing tank facility in the world.
The team tested this by racing virtual crews, and modelling resistance in a variety of scenarios and comparing results with model-scale towing tank tests.
Her unique hull form, which was developed over six months last year using extensive CFD modelling and towing tank testing, offers superb sea keeping characteristics.
The fuel saving effects of Hempasil X3 have been documented through extensive towing tank studies and confirmed by real-life applications on more than 20 vessels.
A deflector directs the hot exhaust from the towing tank upward and away from the disabled tank.