Ship hydrodynamics

Long years of professional experience in the areas of ship hydrodynamics and the interaction between ship – engine – propeller – rudder, in model scale as well as in full size make ISA the competent consultant for your issues and tasks.

For many years Eckhard Praefke is a member of the expert committee “Ship Hydrodynamics” of Schiffbautechnische Gesellschaft e.V. (German Society of Naval Architects)

  • Expert opinion on ship lines
  • Design and expert opinion on ship appendages
    • Rudders
    • Shaft brackets
    • Foils, spoilers, fins
    • Trim flaps, wedges, interceptors
    • Hull tunnel
    • Propulsion and wake field improving devices
  • Recommendation on propeller arrangement
  • Resistance and powering performance predictions
  • Fuel consumption and operating range