International Journal of Rotating Machinery / 2016 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Flettner Rotor Concept for Marine Applications: A Systematic Study

Table 1

Geometric, performance, and structural related parameters collected from all-known rotor ships.

Ship (year)Buckau (1924)Barbara (1926)E-Ship 1 (2010)Estraden (2014)

TypeRetrofitNewbuildNewbuildRetrofit
Height (m)15.617.027.019.0
Diameter (m)2.84.04.03.0
Aspect ratio5.64.36.86.3
End plateYesYesYesYes
MaterialZinc coated steelAluminumNAComposite
Max rpm135.0150.0NA250.0

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