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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! Performance Prediction for Sailboats Under Auxiliary Power While the primary objective of most sailing vessel designs is...
Article: UV Tail Shape and Vehicle-Propulsor Performance

Article: UV Tail Shape and Vehicle-Propulsor Performance

Successful underwater vehicle (UV) performance is all about a properly functioning system. The components of a UV’s Vehicle-Propulsor-Drive system are not individual performers. They must be in harmony. Often overlooked during system design is the relationship between...
NavCad 2020: Press Release

NavCad 2020: Press Release

Development in 2020 for HydroComp NavCad offers new features for all three parts of NavCad’s Vessel-Propulsor-Drive system simulation, as well as an improved user experience. Vessel definition and performance prediction The Hull CAD Import feature introduced in 2019...
Innovative Solutions Enhanced By a Suite of Propeller Tools

Innovative Solutions Enhanced By a Suite of Propeller Tools

An interview with Ignacio Molina of Padgett Swann Machinery It is the job of engineers to seek creative solutions to complex problems. These solutions are not always obvious, but the experienced engineer knows that using the highest quality tools makes finding answers...
NavCad 2020: Press Release

PropCad 2020: Press Release

PropCad 2020 is industry leading software for the geometric design of marine propellers. PropCad automatically prepares 2D drawings, 3D CAD models, and much more. Improved Program Stability and Speed All HydroComp 2020 products have been upgraded with a new internal...

Article: Electric Motor Selection for Underwater Vehicles

Electric motor selection for underwater vehicles: Considerations of partial load efficiency (As featured in Marine Technology Reporter magazine, March 2020 issue) It is easy to appreciate why permanent magnet synchronous motors (PMSMs) are popular for use in...

Article – Progressive Pitch Propellers: Performance

The Leading Edge is a members-only publication from the National Marine Propeller Association. The NMPA is the largest professional society for propeller manufacturers, repair shops, and propulsion equipment vendors. HydroComp is proud to be a contributing member of...