Accession Number:

ADD020125

Title:

Free Rotating Integrated Motor Propulsor

Descriptive Note:

Patent Application, Filed 6 Oct 2003

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2003-10-06

Pagination or Media Count:

11.0

Abstract:

An integrated motor propulsor includes a rotor which a plurality of rotor blades adapted to rotate about a center axis. An outer ring surrounding the rotor contacts one of the rotor blades and has a field means positioned on the outer ring. A duct is in low friction contact circumferentially outside the outer ring. A stator is positioned in the duct to interact with the field means. The duct also has a plurality of pitch control apparatuses pivotally joined to outboard blades which extend radially outward from the duct.

Subject Categories:

  • Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE