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Wind-Propelled Ship Technology

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In this chapter the drag estimation methods for displacement boats, the sailing modes, and the sail characteristics are briefly summarized, and attention is drawn to the potential of hydrofoil boats as efficient wind energy converters.

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  • Single hull sailboat
  • Catamaran
  • Trimaran
  • Friction drag
  • Wave drag
  • Reynolds number
  • Design water line
  • Wetted area
  • Sailing mode
  • Absolute wind speed
  • Relative wind direction
  • Hydrofoil boat
  • Sailrocket

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Platzer, M.F., Sarigul-Klijn, N. (2021). Wind-Propelled Ship Technology. In: The Green Energy Ship Concept. SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-58244-9_22

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