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Admiralty coefficient, Admiralty constant

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A coefficient used in the preliminary estimations of the power required in a new design to attain the desired speed. It is presented by the formula:

where: D = displacement in tons, V = speed in knots, P = shaft power in kW.

Values range from 400 to 600, the higher the value the more economic the vessel.

Admiralty coefficient, Admiralty constant
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