Propellers and Propeller Systems

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An EASA Part 66/147 approved manual on propellers and controls fully qualifying as Module 17 up through level 3. A very in depth manual on modern propellers and propeller control systems covering from fixed pitch wood through state of the art full feathering, reversing, FADEC controlled metal and composite systems.

All systems are covered including various types of pitch control, synchronization, ice control, vibration and resonance, maintenance and testing procedures and preservation and storage techniques.

Softcover, 144 pages

Table of Contents:


FUNDAMENTALS

  • propulsive force
  • pitch and slip
  • angle of attack
  • propeller configuration
  • propeller solidity
  • clearances
  • left and right hand propellers
  • blade angle and pitch
  • blade twist
  • forces on a blade
  • efficiency with speed
  • wind milling
  • feathering
  • reverse thrust
  • forces on a propeller
  • pitch range
  • handling effects
  • power development
  • turboprop configurations
  • vibration and resonance

PROPELLER CONSTRUCTION

  • wood propellers
  • metal propellers
  • composite propellers
  • wood / composite propellers
  • fixed pitch
  • ground adjustable
  • variable pitch
  • constant speed
  • propeller installation
PROPELLER PITCH CONTROL
  • variable pitch propeller
  • hydraulic pitch change mechanism
  • full feathering and constant speed
  • governors
  • double acting propeller
  • fine pitch stops
  • Hamilton Standard hydromatic
  • feathering
  • reverse thrust
  • beta control
  • electrically operated propellers
  • FADEC control
PROPELLER SYNCHRONIZATION
  • synchronizing
  • synchrophasing

PROPELLER ICE CONTROL

  • fluid anti-icing
  • electric anti-icing

PROPELLER MAINTENANCE

  • blade repairs
  • vibration and balance
  • maintenance practices
  • engine control
  • instrumentation
  • running procedures

STORAGE AND PRESERVATION

  • caa recommendations
  • preservation in-situ
  • long term storage
  • wood propellers
  • depreservation