Accession Number:

ADA509859

Title:

Applying Dynamic Wake Models to Induced Power Calculations for an Optimum Rotor

Descriptive Note:

Doctoral thesis

Corporate Author:

WASHINGTON UNIV ST LOUIS MO SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND APPLIED SCIENCE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2009-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

192.0

Abstract:

This work continues previous inflow work in that it extends it to the flow below the disk both in and out of the shed wake. In addition, the work utilizes that new inflow model to offer optimum power states for rotors in hover and in forward flight.

Subject Categories:

  • Aerodynamics
  • Helicopters
  • Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE