SOLUTIONS   Hydrodynamic and Naval Systems

CDI has been active in the study of submarine hydrodynamics for over 25 years. This work has led to the development of several analysis, design, and hardware innovations. read more...



CDI's Smart Duct as modeled with FPV


Hydrodynamic/Naval Engineering Solutions
  • Smart Ducts - A system of Shape Memory Alloy (SMA) acutators installed on submarine propeller ducts to increase turning radius and improve efficiency - read more...
  • Submarine Wake Alleviation - A system of SMA-based Vortex Leveraging Tabs (SVLTs) are installed on submarine hulls and used to reduce the strength of the submarine wake making the vessel harder to detect - read more...
For further information, contact CDI at info@continuum-dynamics.com.