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STUDY PLANS
2020/2021

Helicopters

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2221205 Z,ZK 3 2P+1C Czech
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Department of Aerospace Engineering
Synopsis:

The course is focused on the basics of helicopter aerodznamics, flight mechanics and design.

Requirements:

No requirements.

Syllabus of lectures:

1.Introduction to the helicopter theory ? types, basic parts, history

2.Helicopter design ? main rotor and rotor blades

3.Helicopter design ? control systém and tail rotor

4.Main rotor aerodynamics ? introduction, basics, hover and axial flights

5.Main rotor aerodynamics ? cyclic and collective control, forward flight

6.BEM theory ? introduction, hover, optimal rotor for hover and forward flight

7.Rotor blade mechanics ? forces, moments, Campbell diagramm

8.Rotor blade mechanics ? blade movement, influence of rotor head design

9.Helicopter flight mechanics ? hover, axial and forward flight, autorotation

10.Helicopter design ? engines, transmisions

11.Basics of helicopter design

12.Autogyro ? aerodynamics, design and performance

13.Ground and air resonance, vibrations

Syllabus of tutorials:

1.Introduction to the helicopter theory ? types, basic parts, history

2.Helicopter design ? main rotor and rotor blades

3.Helicopter design ? control systém and tail rotor

4.Main rotor aerodynamics ? introduction, basics, hover and axial flights

5.Main rotor aerodynamics ? cyclic and collective control, forward flight

6.BEM theory ? introduction, hover, optimal rotor for hover and forward flight

7.Rotor blade mechanics ? forces, moments, Campbell diagramm

8.Rotor blade mechanics ? blade movement, influence of rotor head design

9.Helicopter flight mechanics ? hover, axial and forward flight, autorotation

10.Helicopter design ? engines, transmisions

11.Basics of helicopter design

12.Autogyro ? aerodynamics, design and performance

13.Ground and air resonance, vibrations

Study Objective:

Basics of helicopter theory and technology.

Study materials:

?Leishman, J. G., Principles of Helicopter Aerodynamics, Cambridge Aerospace Series, 2006

?Johnson, W., Helicopter Theory, Dover Publications, 1994

?Johnson, W., Rotorcraft aeromechanics, Cambridge Aerospace Series, 2013

?Prouty, R. W., Helicopter Performance, Stability, and Control, Krieger Publishing Company, Florida, 1986

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