These compiled lecture notes were developed by Prof. Jake Kerwin, who formerly taught this course.
Kerwin, Justin E. Lecture Notes on Hydrofoils and Propellers. Cambridge, MA, January 2001. (PDF - 3.4 MB) (Courtesy of Prof. Justin Kerwin. Used with permission.)
The course notes have also been published in expanded form in the following book, which students may wish to use for reference.
Kerwin, Justin E., and Jacques B. Hadler. Principles of Naval Architecture Series: Propulsion. The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, 2010. ISBN: 9780939773831.