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Development of a procedure to measure unsteady propeller forces

by William Campbell Pfister

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Published by Massachusetts Institute of Technology .
Written in English

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  • Naval architecture

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    Unsteady CFD method based on realizable k-ε model is used for predicting unsteady forces of propeller working in non-uniform inflow. CFD method was firstly validated by cases of propeller P in 3-cycle and 4-cycle inflow. The influence of the little difference between experiment and CFD flow field on propeller unsteady forces was estimated by 2D unsteady method which Author: Ming Zhou Chen, Qi Dou Zhou, Zhi Yong Xie. Books at Amazon. The Books homepage helps you explore Earth's Biggest Bookstore without ever leaving the comfort of your couch. Here you'll find current best sellers in books, new releases in books, deals in books, Kindle eBooks, Audible audiobooks, and .

    When a propeller undergoes blade vibration or operates in a nonuniform stream, unsteady aerodynamic forces are exerted on the blades. These fluctuating forces may influence the fatigue life, the aeroelastic stability and the noise output of the propeller. It is essential, therefore, to be able to predict aerodynamic responses for propellers in timeFile Size: 1MB. the propeller integration for the cruise phase of Although the propeller exhibits a typical unsteady flow field is has been shown by several authors [1,2,3,4,5] that for most practical design calculations it is acceptable to streamwise development of the propeller.

    program SHIP-PROP (Chen and Lee, a, b, Lee and Chen, ) developed in ABS for propeller/ship flow coupling calculations. In the HLA module, hydrodynamic loads of fluctuating pressure induced by propeller cavitaton, unsteady bearing forces/moments and blade pressure due to non-uniform ship wake are assessed through the programs. The unsteady Euler solution algorithms were also applied to the 8+8-con- figuration F7-A7 counterrotation propeller to obtain a full unsteady, three- dimensional solution for the flow field. A sample of the results in the form of pressure contours in a plane just downstream of both blade rows is shown in figure 22 (ref. 14).


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Pfister. The development and implementation of a semi-empirical method to estimate the unsteady forces and moments on an open marine propeller mounted behind a hull are discussed.

The method relies upon a quasi-steady approach that allows the code to rapidly estimate the forces and moments for a wide variety of propellers. Unsteady propeller bearing thrust and torque were measured with an unsteady force dynamometer.

Measurements were compared to calculations using unsteady propeller liting surface theory. Also, Laser Doppler Velocimetry (LDV) was used to measure the unsteady flow field about the propeller. LDV measurements were used to evaluate the effect o lheFile Size: 2MB.

In the ship hydromechanics the common procedure to quantify the unsteady propeller loadings is based on the force representation in form of the series on BPF mZn: P x = P ¯ x + ∑ m = 1 N (a m cos (mZnt) + b m sin (mZnt)), where P ¯ x is the mean by: Podded propellers, Oblique flow, Unsteady forces, CFD, RANS.

1 INTRODUCTION The propeller operating behind ship hull represents a source of periodical forces transmitted to the hull through the shafting system and water. These periodical forces result in additional unsteady loads on the shaft and cause vibration in the hull and ship Size: 1MB. Unsteady propeller pressures have been calculated by a potential based Boundary Element Method (BEM), developed at the University of Genoa.

mission- and aircraft-specific propellers for small unmanned aerial vehicles. This objective was met by creating a computer program to design a propeller that meets user-defined aircraft performance requirements within the limitations of the motor, material, and manufacturing methods. The use of additive manufacturing (3D printing) in makingCited by: 2.

consequence is the development of vibratory forces on the propeller blades and on the hull. Decisions concerning the number of blades and the shape of the blade outline are influenced to a great extent by the need to minimize this excitation.

As an example, Figure 1 shows a photograph of a recently designed. MANUAL PROCEDURE FOR PROPELLER PITCH MEASUREMENT: Based on a request from one of our clients in Ecuador, we elaborated a simple procedure to measure a propeller’s pitch. Necessary equipment to perform it: Protractor (angle measurement) Level Plumb Line (not necessary on small props).

PREDICTION OF STEADY AND UNSTEADY MARINE PROPELLER PERFORMANCE BY NUMERICAL LIFTING-SURFACE THEORY. The ability to predict steady and fluctuating distributions of forces acting on a marine propeller blade is of practical importance in the assessment of propulsive performance, the determination of propeller blade strength, the Cited by: The unsteady flow problem around a marine propeller was solved subsequently by Fine[ 10] and Kim[ 11 ].

In the present paper we present the potential-based formulation of Kim[ 11] to solve the steady or unsteady cavitating propeller flow. The same formulation is applicable to 2- and 3-dimensional cavity flow problems.

52 12 PROPELLERS AND PROPULSION Basic Characteristics In the steady state, force balance in self-propulsion requires that Rsp = Tsp.

() The gear ratio η is usually large, indicating that the propeller turns much more slowly than the driving engine or motor. The following relations define the gearbox: Q ne = ηnp () p = g ηQ e, U. The axial wake distributions were measured using a Pitot tube.

Unsteady propeller bearing thrust and torque were measured with an unsteady force dynamometer. Measurements were compared to calculations using unsteady propeller lifting surface theory. Also, Laser Doppler Velocimetry (LDV) was used to measure the unsteady flow field about the by: The procedure has been applied to two ships that are identical, with the only exception that one has a conventional propeller, whereas the other one is fitted with a high-efficiency propeller of.

Up to now our propeller designer has to live with the experimentally found model resistance, thrust deduction and the wake distribution or their numerically calculated model equivalents, to find the propeller thrust. Determination of the propeller inflow The propeller thrust is difficult to measure at full scale, but at least it is an existing by: The described gyroscopic motion causes the angles of attack of the propeller blades to change, which consequently leads to unsteady aerodynamic forces.

These forces may, under specific conditions, induce whirl flutter : Jiří Čečrdle. Report of the Specialist Committee on Procedures for Resistance, Propulsion and Propeller Open Water Tests. Recommended procedure for Open Water Test, No.Rose, J.C.

and Kruppa, F.L. Surface piercing propellers: methodical series model test results, Proceedings of First International Conference on Fast Sea. PROPELLER PERFORMANCE TEST The test apparatus shown in Figure 1 is to be used in the open-throat wind tunnel to measure propeller performance.

This test rig was designed and built here for the research work of a Ph.D. student. We will be measuring thrust, torque and rate of File Size: 26KB. A most striking aspect of the propeller flow observed during crashback operation is the formation of an unsteady ring vortex. The existence of ring vortex was observed in the wind tunnel test by Lock [] and the complete flow cycle of propeller operation was discussed by Durand [].The highly unsteady motion of the ring vortex was observed and visualized by towing tank [] and water.

If the power is measured in horsepower units, the power expended by the thrust is termed thrust horsepower. The engine supplies brake horsepower through a rotating shaft, and the propeller converts it into thrust horsepower. In this conversion, some power is wasted.the direction the propeller is turning.

This force creates a torsional stress in the fuselage. Figure shows the effect of the rotating propellers. Also, torsional stress on the fuselage is created by the action of the ailerons when the aircraft is maneuvered.

When an aircraft is on the ground, there is a bending force on the fuselage. This File Size: 1MB.Manual Procedure for Propeller Pitch Measurement. by Ramses Herrera. Based on a request from one of our clients in Ecuador, we elaborated a simple procedure to measure a propeller.