Prop absorb vs power

Discussion in 'Props' started by bit, Feb 15, 2008.

  1. bit
    Joined: Feb 2008
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    bit Student

    One question.
    The power absorbed by the propeller is:
    Diameter^4 x Pitch x Rpm^3 x 1.3 / 1E +14 ?

    Example:
    Propeller 23" x 14"
    1500 RPM = 172 hp
    1050 RPM = 59 hp
    600 RPM = 11 hp
    The calculations are correct?
    Thank you, Bit
     
  2. jehardiman
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    jehardiman Senior Member

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