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International Journal of Rotating Machinery
Volume 2012, Article ID 321306, 12 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/321306
Research Article

Dimensionless Numerical Approaches for the Performance Prediction of Marine Waterjet Propulsion Units

1Department of Naval Architecture and Electrical Engineering, University of Genoa, 16145 Genoa, Italy
2Department of Thermal Machines, Energy and Transport Systems, University of Genoa, 16145 Genoa, Italy

Received 2 December 2011; Revised 23 April 2012; Accepted 12 May 2012

Academic Editor: Yin Lu Julic Young

Copyright © 2012 Marco Altosole et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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