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experimental hydrodynamic study of innovative trawl board designs report on Phase I research on a low drag trawl board by Clifford A. Goudey

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Published by Sea Otter Trawl Gear in Charlestown, Mass .
Written in English


  • Trawls and trawling.

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Statementby Clifford A. Goudey.
ContributionsSea Otter Trawl Gear.
The Physical Object
Pagination85 p. :
Number of Pages85
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16109960M

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In an experimental operation using a semi-pelagic trawl net, the otter board distance was times wider than that of the conventional otter board. View Show abstract. Koyama () proposed a theory of design of trawl for higher range of horse powers. Trawl head rope length H can be calculated with the following formula: H = 42 +P where P is the horsepower of the engine. Theformula is applicable in the case of trawlers with h.p. engines. Matching the size of trawl gear to power ofvessel. An overview and the parameters of the biplane-type otter board used in this study (Fukuda et al., , Fukuda et al., , Fukuda, ) are shown in Fig. 1, and the corresponding parameter values are given in Table biplane-type otter board consists of two cambered plates (): the front plate is known as the “fore wing” and the back plate is called the “rear wing.”Cited by: The scientific community and innovative affects the drag. A novel experimental technique was developed to quantify flexural rigidity for nets. The concept of the technique was to measure the mesh opening under various loads applied in longitudinal and transverse directions. Fig. Four prawn net designs traditionally used by trawl File Size: 3MB.

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Floats and weights and/or hydrodynamic devices provide for the vertical opening. Two parallel trawls might be rigged between two otter boards (twin trawls). The mesh size in the codend or special designed devices is used to regulate the size and species to be captured. Accessory Equipment. According to the type of trawl used. Selective Flatfish Trawl (Pineapple Trawl): This net is a type of bottom trawl (See Figure ). It was designed by WOC fishers to reduce the catch of rockfish and other overfished species. Fishers used the net in an experimental fishery for two years to prove the efficiency. Based upon the findings, the PFMC now mandates it’s use. What is the use of the software? Is DynamiT a dedicated net design software? DynamiT is not a net design software, but a simulation software. However, DynamiT is configured such a way that all the data and parameters used in the simulation can be input. Moreover DynamiT is able to provide trawl designs (see the opposite picture for instance). To investigate the large scale flow structures around the trawl, specific mathematical post-processing procedure such as Proper Orthogonal Decomposition is applied. Part 2 of the paper is devoted to the experimental set up and measurement method. Part 3 deals with the mathematical post-processing tool use to analyze PIV database.