Page 7 of 7: Further Information

As might be expected, there is not much public information available about the design of nuclear submarine propellers. Nevertheless, there are a few bits and pieces, some of which are below:

John Pike, "Run Silent, Run Deep," (Washington, DC: Federation of American Scientists Website (December 1998)) www.fas.org/man/dod-101/sys/ship/deep.htm

Naval Ships' Technical Manual, Chapter 561 - Submarine Steering and Diving Systems - 114 pages. See p. 1-5 (16), Fig. 561-1-1. Typical Stern Diving Control System for SSN 637 and SSBN 640 Class. Downloadable pdf document @ www.fas.org/man/dod-101/sys/ship/nstm/561v0r2.pdf

Marek Behr, "Models of Spinning and Translating Geometries," www.ruf.rice.edu/~behr/spinning.html

Norman Friedman, United States Submarines Since 1945 (Annapolis, Naval Institute Press, 1994), esp. p. 163.

Glen S. Fukushima, "Japan's quiet power," Asahi Evening News, 4 March 1997, www.interesting-people.org/archive/3611.html

E.V. Miasnikov, "What is known about the character of noise created by submarines? " The Future of Russia's Strategic Nuclear Forces/Discussions and Arguments (Center For Arms Control, Energy And Environmental Studies, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, 1995, revised 1998), Appendix 1. www.fas.org/spp/eprint/snf03221.htm

Neal Stevens, "AKULA! The Soviet Shark," SUBSIM Review (November 1999), 6pp. www.deepdomain.olm.net/ssr/akula2.html

Roderick Seeman, "Toshiba Case—COCOM - Foreign Exchange & Foreign Trade Control Revision," The Japan Lawletter (April 1987). www.japanlaw.com/lawletter/april87/fdf.htm

Chris Warren, biography (click on images) web.mit.edu/mhl/people/warren.html

Mary Zoccola, "Signatures Accomplishments Highlighted," Wavelengths (December 1998). www.dt.navy.mil/pao/excerpts%20pages/1998/signadec.html
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