AERODYNAMICS OF SAILS

AERODYNAMICS OF SAILS

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Code
61220
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
6 credits during the 2nd year of 9008 VESSEL & YACHT DESIGN (LM-12) LA SPEZIA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
ING-IND/13
LANGUAGE
Italian (English on demand)
TEACHING LOCATION
LA SPEZIA (VESSEL & YACHT DESIGN)
semester
2° Semester
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course proposes the physical and aerodynamic modeling of the sail propulsion and the sailing boat modeling. General principles of Physics and Fluid-dynamics are presented, giving also a correlation with sail materials and techniques for sails construction. Theorical lessons are combined with practical classes, possibly also with laboratory activities .

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

PAOLO SCHITO (President)

ANDREA RATTI