Propeller Moment of inertia

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Propeller Moment of inertia

Unread post by Pete » Tue Oct 08, 2019 12:31 pm

I need to calculate the propeller moment of inertia for a custom wooden prop that is installed on the HKS700E engine in my Nieuport.
HKS specifies a maximum of 6000kg /cm squared for the 3.47 reduction drive.

I believe there is a method that uses timed oscillation to extrapolate this. As the mass distribution along the prop blade is unknown, using the simple MoI formula may not be accurate enough.

The gurus please help!
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Re: Propeller Moment of inertia

Unread post by StressMerchant » Tue Oct 08, 2019 1:54 pm

Is this any help?
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Re: Propeller Moment of inertia

Unread post by Pete » Tue Oct 08, 2019 6:44 pm

StressMerchant wrote:
Tue Oct 08, 2019 1:54 pm
Is this any help?
Fantastic SM, just what I was looking for and right under my nose to boot! :D
Seems HKS adopted a lot of the standards that Rotax had spent a lot of effort on.

Thank you once again =D>
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