Applied Bionics and Biomechanics / 2018 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

The Study of Drag Reduction on Ships Inspired by Simplified Shark Skin Imitation

Table 3

Improvement percentage.

Container ship modelsWith biomimetic shark skin, aWithout biomimetic shark skin, bDifference, c = a – bPercentage
(c/a) × 100%

Drag coefficient, Cd0.0770.0800.0033.75
Drag force (N)294343058111473.89