Some articles on cavitation, tip vortex cavitation:
... Cavitation is the formation of vapor bubbles in water near a moving propeller blade in regions of low pressure due to Bernoulli's principle ... Cavitation can waste power, create vibration and wear, and cause damage to the propeller ... The two most common types of propeller cavitation are suction side surface cavitation and tip vortex cavitation ...
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