On the Acceleration of a Naval Ship Helmore, Phillip en_US 2021-11-25T13:24:10Z 2021-11-25T13:24:10Z 2001 en_US
dc.description.abstract The March 2001 issue of MARENSA’s newsletter, Seaspace, carried the following report: ‘It is understood that HMAS Brisbane and HMAS Anzac competed recently in a sharp sprint over a three-mile course. Anzac had hoped that a quick engagement of gas turbine power would get them first to the finish line, but Brisbane’s 35-year-old boilers and steam turbines responded promptly to full throttle and the old girl showed she still had an unequalled turn of speed. It has been reported that she reached 32 knots on one minute from a standing start.’ Having no experience with the acceleration of naval vessels, reaching 32 knots in one minute from a standing start sounded very quick to me. With interest aroused, I pulled out my copy of Lackenby’s (1952) paper and did the following calculations to check whether the claim was reasonable: en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1441-0125 en_US
dc.language English
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dc.rights CC BY-NC-ND 3.0 en_US
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dc.source Legacy MARC en_US
dc.subject.other acceleration en_US
dc.title On the Acceleration of a Naval Ship en_US
dc.type Journal Article en
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unsw.relation.faculty Engineering
unsw.relation.ispartofissue 3 en_US
unsw.relation.ispartofjournal The Australian Naval Architect en_US
unsw.relation.ispartofvolume 5 en_US
unsw.relation.originalPublicationAffiliation Helmore, Phillip, Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, UNSW en_US School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering *
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