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Aero-hydrodynamics and the performance of sailing yachts : the science behind sailing yachts and their design

Author: Fabio Fossati
Publisher: London : Adlard Coles Nautical, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A groundbreaking, technical book on yacht design linked to the theory and testing of how a sailing yacht behaves underway.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fabio Fossati
ISBN: 9781408113387 1408113384
OCLC Number: 437083285
Notes: "Published in association with Politecnico di Milano."
Description: xiv, 354 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: The physical model of yacht motion --
The hydrodynamics of a sailing boat --
Hull and keel forms --
More about the hydrodynamics of a sailing boat --
sailing boat aerodynamics --
Steady state dynamics of a sailing boat --
More about sailing yacht dynamics --
Physical model testing --
Performance prediction --
The use of numerical methods in yacht design --
Elements of fluid mechanics --
Elements of boat hydrostatics --
The ORC International Rating Rule.
Responsibility: Fabio Fossati ; translated by Martyn Drayton.

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'...for students intending to make a career in yacht design and testing...' Amateur Yacht Research Society (October 2009) 'Based on research in wind tunnel and test tank - as well as with real life Read more...

 
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