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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Aircraft Propellers

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
2221166 ZK 2 2+0 Czech
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Department of Aerospace Engineering
Synopsis:

Kinematics of the flow around the propeller blade, forces and moments on the propeller blade, performance consumed by the propeller, propeller work regimes, selection of a propeller (adjustment factor), tension curve of a solid and adjustable propeller, ideal propulsor theory, impuls theory, theory of the isolated blade lement, virus theory.

Requirements:

Low Speed Aerodynamics

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Kinematics of flow propeller blade

2. The forces and moments on the propeller blade

3. Relationships for propeller thrust and performance

4. The aerodynamic characteristics of propeller

5. The aerodynamic characteristics of propeller

6. Operating modes propeller

7. Selection propeller (adaptation coefficient)

8. Thrust curves of fixed and variable pitch propeller

9. Theory of ideal of a propulser

10. Impulse theory

11. Theory of the isolated element blade

12. The vortex theory

13. The calculations of propeller characteristics

Syllabus of tutorials:
Study Objective:

Master the basics of aircraft propellers.

Study materials:

?Christoph B.: Propeller performance analysis and multidisciplinary optimization using a genetic algorithm, Auburn University, 2007

?Hans Reissner: Theory of propellers, Brown University.

?Delp, F.: Aircraft Propellers and Controls, IAP, 1979, SBN# 0-89100-097-6

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