Propeller Cavitation

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History - Marine Propeller 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 ... if an attempt is made to transmit too much power through the screw, or if the propeller is operating at a very high speed ... Cavitation can waste power, create vibration and wear, and cause damage to the propeller ...