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A helicopter is operating in level forward flight at 210 ft/s under the following conditions: shaft power supplied = 655

hp, W = 6,000 lb, = 0.00200 slugs/ft3. The rotor parameters are R = 19 ft, = 0.08, R = 700 ft/s, = 1.15, Cd0 = 0.01. (i) How much power is required to overcome induced losses? (ii) How much power is required to overcome profile losses. (iii) What is the equivalent flat plate area, f ? (iv) If the installed power is 800 hp, estimate the maximum rate-of-climb possible at this airspeed. (v) If the installed power is 800 hp, estimate the maximum level flight speed. Estimate the vertical autorotative rate-of-descent in forward flight at sea-level conditions for a small light-weight helicopter with the following characteristics: Weight = 1370 lb, rotor radius = 12.6 ft, rotor solidity = 0.030, tip speed = 700 ft/s. Estimate the autotoratve rate of descent for the same helicopter in forward flight as a function of forward flight speed. repeat the calcualtions for a desnity altitude of 10,000 feet and comment on your results. Consider a thin airfoil undergoing a combined simple harmonic pitching and plunging motion. The pitching motion takes place about an arbitrary pitch axis, say a chords measured from the leading edge. Find expressions for the quasi-steady lift and pitching moment about the 1/4-chord as a function of reduced frequency. Consider two types of motion. The first is an isolated simple harmonic pitching oscillation, and the second is a isolated simple harmonic plunging oscillation. Using the quasi-steady results obtained above, in each case plot the quasi-steady lift and moment as a function of displacement for several values of reduced frequency. Comment on your results. Plot Theodorsen's function for an appropriate range of reduced frequencies. Compute the function exactly from the Bessel functions. Plot C(k) as real and imaginary parts, and as amplitude and phase versus reduced frequency.Compare your result with one or more of the well-known approximations to C(k). Obtain the unsteady lift reponse for a harmonic plunge motion with unit amplitude and compare with the quasi-steady result. Plot your results as real and imaginary parts and as amplitude and phase as a function of reduced frequency in the range up to k=10. Identify the contribution to the unsteady lift from the the circulatory and noncirculatory terms. Obtain the total unsteady lift reponse to a harmonic variation in angle of attack with unit amplitude and compare with the quasi-steady case. Plot your results as real and imaginary parts and as amplitude and phase as a function of reduced frequency up to k=10.0. Identify the contributions to the lift from the pitch rate terms. Also show the effects on the total lift response when excluding the noncirculatory terms.