An Experimental Study on the Effect of IS700 Coating on the Cavitation Inception and Development, and Noise Reduction of a Marine Propeller
Bagheri MR, Seif MS and Mehdigholi H*
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Center of Excellence In Hydrodynamics and Dynamics of Marine Vehicles, Iran
- *Corresponding Author:
- Mehdigholi H
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology
Center of Excellence In Hydrodynamics and Dynamics of Marine Vehicles
P.O. Box 16765-163, Iran
Tel: (+98) 2166005817
E-mail: [email protected]
Received Date: April 19, 2017; Accepted Date: June 02, 2017; Published Date: June 06, 2017
Citation: Bagheri MR, Seif MS, Mehdigholi H (2017) An Experimental Study on the Effect of IS700 Coating on the Cavitation Inception and Development, and Noise Reduction of a Marine Propeller. J Appl Mech Eng 6:267. doi: 10.4172/2168- 9873.1000267
Copyright: © 2017 Bagheri MR, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
In this paper, cavitation inception and development conditions are studied for five-blade propellers by experiments carried out in cavitation tunnel. Propeller noise is measured in different operating conditions for uncoated and coated propellers and also, the effects of silicone foul release (FR) coating, inter sleek 700 (IS700), are investigated on the cavitation delay and noise reduction of a marine propeller in cavitation tunnel. Finally, results are presented in low advance coefficients for cavitation inception and development, and noise reduction. These results can be applied as a reference for validating this propeller model in numerical simulations.