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Helicopter blade dynamic loads measured during performance testing of two scaled rotors

John D. Berry

Helicopter blade dynamic loads measured during performance testing of two scaled rotors

by John D. Berry

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Scientific and Technical Information Office, National Technical Information Service, distributor] in [Washington, D.C.], [Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dynamic loads.,
  • Helicopters.,
  • Rotors.,
  • Rotors (Helicopters) -- Testing.,
  • Rotors (Helicopters) -- Aerodynamics.,
  • Scaling.,
  • Wind tunnel models.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn D. Berry.
    SeriesNASA technical memorandum -- 89053, AVSCOM technical memorandum -- 87-B-7
    ContributionsUnited States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Scientific and Technical Information Office.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationiii, 45 p.
    Number of Pages45
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17115142M

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Helicopter blade dynamic loads measured during performance testing of two scaled rotors by John D. Berry Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Helicopter blade dynamic loads measured during performance testing of two scaled rotors. [John D Berry; United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Scientific and Technical Information Office.]. ANALYSIS OF HELICOPTER MANEUVER-LOADS AND ROTOR-LOADS FLIGHT-TEST DATA by Edward A. Beno Prepared by blade root dynamic response indicates that many of the dynamic correction terms present study sought an explanation of the cause of the vibratory control loads measured on the NH-3A and the CHA, and the ability of available analytical File Size: 5MB.

Wind tunnel measurements of performance, loads, and vibration of a full-scale UHA Black Hawk main rotor with an individual blade control (IBC) system are compared with calculations obtained using the comprehensive helicopter analysis CAMRAD II and a coupled CAMRAD II/OVERFLOW 2 Size: 1MB.

To verify the performance of CDI’s brownout analysis, a series of calculations were performed to predict Rodgers’ [27] experimental observations. For these calculations the baseline brownout analysis was employed (i.e.

aeromechanic model for the H consisting of two articulated rotors withFile Size: 2MB. Measurement of helicopter rotor blade deformation using digital image correlation Jayant Sirohi Measurements on two different rotors of diameter 24 and 39 in., with different rotor hubs, were carried out to explore applic- ter rotor blades under static and dynamic loads.

The techni-que is validated by comparing results obtained by a File Size: 2MB. The results of preliminary tests on an active helicopter rotor blade are presented. The blade, a Mach-scaled model of a CHD helicopter blade, has a discrete piezoelectric actuator embedded.

In general, the performance of the helicopter rotor system is affected by solidity (i.e the ratio of blade area to total disc area) rather than the number of blades. As the number of blades increase, the interaction of subsequent blade with the advancing blade's vortex increase (i.e. Helicopter rotor blades require at a minimium some mechanism to control the pitch of the blade (AKA feathering) and most also allow the blade to flap up and downward, or to teeter in pairs.

These mechanisms are mostly required to be duplicated for each blade, so adding cost, weight, and increasing the possibility of failure. Design of a scaled wind turbine with a smart rotor for dynamic load control experiments.

April attenuatedflapwise fatigue loads on the blade and turbine performances. tailoring on. Variable rotor speed and variable blade twist are combined to reduce rotor power and improve helicopter performance. Two modeling methods are respectively utilized. One is based on an empirical aerodynamic model and the other is based on CFD (computational fluid dynamics).

The flight data of the UHA helicopter is used to validate the by: tail rotor performance are hover and/or vertical climb. Very important parameter in the tail rotor design is the speed of its blade tip.

In the majority of contemporary helicopters it is contained in the range from ca. m/s for multi-blade rotors up to m/s for two-blade rotors [4]. JULY PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS OF A UTILITY HELICOPTER WITH STANDARD AND ADVANCED ROTORS Fig. UH Black Hawk rotor blade planform. in Ref. For the analysis of the wide chord blade, section lift, drag, and moment values File Size: KB.

A helicopter main rotor or rotor system is the combination of several rotary wings (rotor blades) and a control system that generates the aerodynamic lift force that supports the weight of the helicopter, and the thrust that counteracts aerodynamic drag in forward flight. Each main rotor is mounted on a vertical mast over the top of the helicopter, as opposed to a helicopter tail rotor, which.

An enhanced integrated aerodynamic load/dynamic optimization procedure is developed for minimizing vibratory root shears and moments of a helicopter rotor blade.

The optimization problem is formulated with 4/rev inplane shears at the blade root as objective functions. Constraints are imposed on 3/rev radial shear, 3/rev flapping and torsional moments, 4/rev lagging moment, blade natural Cited by: As of last year, the speed record for a pure single rotor helicopter was held by the Westland Lynx, using special high-speed wing tip technology to postpone the critical Mach number.

Exceeding knots is a rare experience for a pure helicopter driver. Tilt rotors can do this routinely. This compound helicopter is built for speed as well. vibrations of the helicopter may reduce. In this project, the three-dimension model of helicopter rotor blade is modelled in NX-CAD and imported into ANSYS software to analyse the strength, and dynamic characteristics of rotor blade have been developed.

The static force and the dynamic attributes about rotor blade have been analysedAuthor: S Mohan Kumar, J Narsaiah, Pininti Sairam Reddy. Helicopter performance depends on the length of the rotor blades: For heavy lifting, a large rotor works best, but short blades allow for higher maximum speeds.

Now there's an. The center of the blade mounting hole to the tip dimension is the most useful as it (along with the distance between the blade grip bolt hole centers) determines the area of the rotor disk, a value directly related to the amount of lift you'll be able to get.

JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN HELICOPTER SOCI () Investigation of Rotor Performance and Loads of a UHA Individual Blade Control System Hyeonsoo Yeo∗ Ethan A. Romander Thomas R. Norman Aeroflightdynamics Directorate (AMRDEC) Flight Vehicle Research and Technology Division National.

A complete overview of new articles and reviews can be found on our What's new page. Contributions. Contributions are very welcome, if you have any news on scale model kits, an inbox review of a kit or pictures of your completed model send them to [email protected] however only accept articles related to plastic modeling and limited to helicopters.

The data have been taken from the classic experiments of Knight & Hefner (), for which the thrust and power were measured for rotors with different numbers of blades.

While the number of blades also affects rotor performance (see Section ) there are no experiments that have examined solidity effects independently of blade number.There are helicopters without tail rotors, but with two main rotors that turn in the opposite direction.

Transmission moment from the engine is transferred to the main rotor and tail rotor through the system transmission and shaft. The system consists of a toothed power transmission and rpm regulator. Fig.2 Helicopter transmission [4]File Size: 1MB.importance of structural tailoring to increase dynamic performance and to reduce the control effort.

Armanios et al. () explored the benefits of tailoring the macro- as well as the micro-structure; that is, they examined altering ply stacking sequence, fiber orientation, and blend of material plies, to contain and resist damage in flexible structures.