Investigation into the vibration properties of marine propulsion systems

Andrew Youssef

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis

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The propulsion system of a marine vessel is the main contributor to noise radiation. It is therefore of interest to reduce the noise transmitted from the propeller into the ocean and hence the vibration that is generated by the propeller itself. The motivation for reducing noise and vibration includes minimising component wear, increasing stealth capacity of military vessels and passenger comfort. This thesis aims to analyse the unsteady force generated by the propeller, the force transmission paths, improving and develop methods to measure the force transmission through the thrust bearing in real-time.
Original languageEnglish
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
Awarding Institution
  • The University of Western Australia
  • Matthews, David, Supervisor
  • Guzzomi, Andrew, Supervisor
  • Pan, Jie, Supervisor
Thesis sponsors
Award date23 Sep 2019
Publication statusUnpublished - 2019


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