Power Type Name SHP Speed Fuel Range/endurance in hours GB/CB/1905 Essex Max 112,000 33 knots 4500 tons 1980nm 60 hours Cruise 35,000 22 knots 9230nm 192 hours GB/BB/1906 Britannia Max 42,000 24 knots 3700 tons 3210nm 134 hours Cruise 32,000 20 knots 3460nm 173 hours GB/CB/1910 Tiger Max 150,000 33 knots 6000 tons 1980nm 60 hours Cruise 42,000 22 knots 4680nm 213 hoursSpringsharp doesn't provide a mechanism for doing this sort of calculation directly, although my Warship General Design program might be modified to do so.
Tuesday, August 09, 2005
My early attempts at fuel consumption calculations
In the early 1970's, I had attempted to make fuel consumption and range calculations for the British ships that my friend Cliff had designed. It was based on a fuel consumption figure per SHP.