WIG Craft Development

  • Liang Yun
  • Alan Bliault
  • Johnny Doo


Our aim in this chapter is to introduce the reader to the WIG development programmes carried out in a number of countries in the last half of the twentieth century and up to date, so as to give a historical perspective on the origins of the technology.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Marine Design and Research Institute of China (MARIC)ShanghaiPR China
  2. 2.A/S Norske ShellTanangerNorway
  3. 3.Teledyne Continental MotorsMobileUSA

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