Design, development and analysis of advanced airboat propeller by using bamboo composite fibre material

Rahaman, SA and Selvarajan, S and Santhoshkumar, YNV (2014) Design, development and analysis of advanced airboat propeller by using bamboo composite fibre material. International Journal of Engineering Development and Research, 2 (4). pp. 3475-3481. ISSN 2321-9939

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    The objective of this paper was design, development and analysis of propeller by using a bamboo composite fibre material with contra rotating advance airboat propellers, airboat propeller shows characteristics of its non-aviation usage. The design of a propeller is broad, flattened blade and squared-off tips because the aerodynamic favors a high drag that is useful for slowing an airboat. A simple method of predicting the performance of a propeller is the use of Blade Element Theory. In this method the propeller is divided into a number of independent sections along the length. At each section a force balance is applied involving 2D section lift and drag with the thrust and torque produced by the section. At the same time a balance of axial and angular momentum is applied. This produces a set of nonlinear equations that can be solved by iteration for each blade section. The resulting values of section thrust and torque can be summed to predict the overall performance of the propeller.

    Item Type: Journal Article
    Additional Information: Copyright to this article belongs to M/s. IJEDR
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Propeller;Computer aided three-dimensional interactive application;Computational fluid dynamics blade element theory
    Subjects: AERONAUTICS > Aeronautics (General)
    CHEMISTRY AND MATERIALS > Composite Materials
    Division/Department: Other, Experimental Aerodynamics Division, Other
    Depositing User: Ms. Alphones Mary
    Date Deposited: 07 Jul 2015 14:01
    Last Modified: 07 Jul 2015 14:01

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