rotor blade

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Noun1.rotor blade - the long airfoil that rotates to provide the lift that supports a helicopter in the airrotor blade - the long airfoil that rotates to provide the lift that supports a helicopter in the air
aerofoil, airfoil, control surface, surface - a device that provides reactive force when in motion relative to the surrounding air; can lift or control a plane in flight
main rotor - rotor consisting of large rotating airfoils on a single-rotor helicopter that produce the lift to support the helicopter in the air
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4] studied on The first stage rotor blade of a two stage gas turbine has been analysed for structural, modal analysis using ANSYS 11.
M2 EQUITYBITES-March 23, 2017-James Fisher and Sons Acquires Wind Farm Rotor Blade Inspector Rotos 360
Suzlon Group, one of the leading renewable energy solutions provider in the world, inaugurated its newest state-of-the-art, aerodynamic technology rotor blade manufacturing facility at Badnawar in Dhar district, Madhya Pradesh.
The report discusses the key growth drivers and challenges related to the wind power market and the rotor blade market.
A wind turbine rotor blade is the fundamental component of a wind turbine.
Sensors monitor the rotor blade and engage their heating element only on the affected area to melt the ice and return the blade to optimum efficiency.
His topics include the historical development of helicopters, a simple model for rotor blade flapping motion, helicopter trim (or equilibrium) analysis, the coupled mode dynamics of rotor blade aeroelastic stability, helicopter stability and control, and a simple model of ground resonance--aeromechanical instability.
Nordex is planning to invest up to EUR 50 million for improving its rotor blade capabilities.
Mechanical and chemical engineers describe developments in the engineering of rotor blades for a wind turbine, evaluate the challenges in rotor blade design, and discuss the requirements and challenges for the composite material to be used in the wind turbine blades of the future.
For this reason, our paints are designed both to provide efficient coating and to fully protect the rotor blade surface from the enormous environmental stresses.
The frequencies of a rotor blade can vary within a typical range of up to around 350 Hertz.
To produce the B75 rotor blade, Siemens uses the patented IntegralBlade process, in which the entire blade is poured as a single piece made of glass fiber-reinforced epoxy resin and balsa wood.