WANG Dingqi, LI Mi. Method of Determining Windmill Characteristics of Propeller Engine[J]. International Journal of Plant Engineering and Management, 2023, 28(3): 145-165

Method of Determining Windmill Characteristics of Propeller Engine
WANG Dingqi, LI Mi
Power-Plant Flight Test Technology Institute, Xi'an 710089, China
Taking the model for propeller transport aircraft as the research object, according to the transient windmill characteristics in the process of stop feathering and starting in the air, the simulation calculation of different flight heights, blade angles and rotation speeds was carried out, and the transient windmill resistance of the propeller was quantitatively given. The engine torque was calculated by using the simulation model are compared and verified using the flight test data, and the maximum error was 7.4%. In the windmill state, the airflow works on the propeller, and the airflow velocity behind the propeller disk decreases, wrapping the entire nacelle surface. In the process of parking feathering, the blade angle decreases slightly at first, and then increases rapidly under the action of the large-pitch oil pressure, and the speed of rotation increases gradually. When the blade angle at 30°, the windmill resistance at -108 kgf. In the process of starting, the propeller speed increases and the propeller resistance increases first and decreases. When the propeller returns to 14°, the transient windmill resistance at -1 720 kgf.
Key words:    windmill resistance    numerical simulation    slipstream of propeller    air start   
Received: 2023-04-16     Revised:
DOI: 10.13434/j.cnki.1007-4546.2023.0302
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