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NavCad 2021: Press Release

NavCad 2021: Press Release

New features for improved Vessel-Propulsor-Drive system simulation Development in 2021 for HydroComp NavCad offers new features across the range of applications. Towed barge prediction One of the more component-intensive applications for NavCad is a towed barge being...
PropCad 2021: Press Release

PropCad 2021: Press Release

New utilities for blade trimming and washback. HydroComp PropCad 2021 is the most powerful version of PropCad to date. PropCad has always been the go-to tool for designing marine propellers, 2D drawings, and 3D CAD models – but new features expand PropCad’s role into...
Work-from-Home Webinar Series

Work-from-Home Webinar Series

 HydroComp is hosting weekly webinars to help our customers get the most out of their work from home experiences! View our recent webinars here!   After-market Modification of Propellers to Achieve Performance Objectives Propeller hydrodynamics can be...

Hull-Propeller Interaction – Part 1: Wake Fields

This two part series on Hull-Propeller Interaction complements our previous webinar on propeller-radiated noise with a focus on Wake Fields (Part 1) and Propeller Performance (Part 2). We discuss in Part 1 how velocities into the propeller are affected by the hull...

Surface-Piercing Propellers: Geometric Modeling with PropCad

Surface-piercing propellers (SPPs) have a very specific blade form, with cleaver shaped outlines, high pitch-to-diameter ratios, and carefully crafted wedge-shaped sections. As a result, successful surface-piercing propellers require the use of unique design elements....