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Statistical Data for the Extrapolation of Model Performance Tests

Jan Holtrop
5 pp.

In view of an adequate extrapolation of model performance test results and statistical analysis of results of towing tank experiments and full-size speed trials has been made. This analysis covers not only the derivation of the correlation factors that account for the scale effects that are present in the model-test results, but also the separation of the resistance into components of different origin with emphasis on the determination of the form factor from either low-speed resistance measurements or from a statistical formula. Some of these results have been published in a previous paper. In that article, however, the extrapolation method has not been described in detail.

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