28th Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences, 23 - 28 September 2012, Brisbane, Australia
Paper ICAS 2012-2.7.1
AERODYNAMICS ANALYSIS OF CYCLOIDAL ROTOR
Y. Hu, J. Tang, B. Song
NWPU, Xi'an, China
Keywords: cycloidal propeller, l-b dynamic stall model, cyclogyro
In this paper, an aerodynamics model for cycloidal rotors is presented. The effects of the blade chord, the maximum pitch angle, and the shape of the cycloidal rotor disc are discussed. Based on the analysis, some mechanisms about the aerodynamics of the cycloidal rotor are also revealed.
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