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Hopper Dredger wake field in shallow water - case study report

Hopper dredger operates most of time in shallow water. During this operation the wakefield changes significantly. This case study assesses the changes in the wakefield with use of full scale CFD calculations and will demonstrate the differences in propeller design if shallow water is taken into account.

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ROLLS-ROYCE HYDRODYNAMIC RESEARCH CENTRE
Varnumsleden 5
68129 KRISTINEHAMN
Sweden
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