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Figure 4: Tip vortex and blade back

Figure 3: HEEDS’ automated process for propeller design optimization cavitation (left), and cavitation dam- age (right) “For more than 100 years ship designers have built ships using the evolutionary approach – one small improvement per design generation. Within the last few years CFD has provided a ground breaking technology to enable the revo- lutionary approach – true optimization for every design generation.”

Dr. Richard Korpus

Figure 5: HEEDS summary of propulsive performance for 150 sample designs 24 Maritime Reporter & Engineering News • DECEMBER 2015

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