Froude's Ship Model Testing Tank

placeholder gif[The sketch diagram of cross sections used in the ship design testing tank]

This is a drawing of the tank, (built in 1871).The Admiralty were really tight with funding, Froude was given only £2000 to set the tank up and run it for two years.

Written by Tim Crine


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Title Value
Description:  
Written by Tim Crine
Organisation Torbay Library Services
Website www.torbay.gov.uk
Contributor   Tim Crine  
Item  
Identifier ref 804
Format   greyscale photograph; 163 mm x 211 mm  
Coverage   Devon. Torquay  
Source   Torbay Library Services  
Subject   Brunel. Maritime. Engineering. Safety  
Type   Image  
Publisher   Torbay Library Services  
Rights   AEW  
Keywords construction engineering froude ship architecture hull design diagram admiralty