Numerical Study and Analysis of Ship Propeller

Author(s): 
Mohammed K. Khashan†, Hayder H. Khaleel‡, Ali H. Meteab‡

Affiliation(s): 

†Najaf Technical Institute, Al-Furat Al-Awsat Technical University, 31001 Al-Najaf, Iraq
‡Engineering Technical College / Najaf , Al- Furat Al-Awsat Technical University, 31001 Al-Najaf, Iraq
 
Cite this paper
Mohammed K. Khashan, Hayder H. Khaleel, Ali H. Meteab, “Numerical Study and Analysis of Ship Propeller “, Journal of Mechanical Engineering Research and Developments, vol. 40, no. 4, pp. 572-578, 2017. DOI: 10.7508/jmerd.2017.04.006

ABSTRACT: This research deal with the propeller which is the main and most important part for propelling in submarine , ships etc. .The blades of propeller modeled and simulated  by using solidwork  2015 software and analysis them by using Ansys 16.1. The blades contained bump on the their surfaces . Two materials used for propeller Aluminum and Titanium to study the effect of materials difference on the deformation and stress when the propeller subjected to water flow at specific speed . The results showed that the Titanium is better than Aluminum to withstand the deformation.

Keywords : Ship Propeller; Bump; Aluminum; Titanium; Ansys.

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