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American Journal of Mechanical Engineering. 2017, 5(4), 110-116
DOI: 10.12691/ajme-5-4-1
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A Review of the Surface Drives Employed for High Speed Planing Craft

Ali Eskafi Noghani1, Hassan Ghassemi2, and Gholam Reza Parvizi1

1Department of Marine Engineering, Imam Khomeini Naval University, Nowshahr, Iran

2Department of Maritime Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

Pub. Date: June 24, 2017

Cite this paper:
Ali Eskafi Noghani, Hassan Ghassemi and Gholam Reza Parvizi. A Review of the Surface Drives Employed for High Speed Planing Craft. American Journal of Mechanical Engineering. 2017; 5(4):110-116. doi: 10.12691/ajme-5-4-1

Abstract

Marine propulsion systems are the core of high speed planing craft (HSPC), a major factor in creating acceleration, and speed retaining therein. HSPC have used many surface drives to drive the craft. The propulsion systems installed on these vessels are always an important factor for buyers and users, This article reviews and compares the several different of surface drives system been designed for planing boat and the important factors to evaluate a surface drive system have later been investigated, The overall results show that the best propulsion system have higher safety and reasonable price and lower maintenance cost per year and can provide more speed for boats. Hence, the articulated surface drives while having high hydrodynamic efficiency will be a priority for installed on most new planing craft.

Keywords:
high speed planing craft surface drive SPP Q-SPD Levi drive arneson Topsystem

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