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Institute of Aeronautical Engineering (IARE), Hyderabad
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Thrust power specific fuel consumption
Thrust power specific fuel consumption=Fuel flow rate/Thrust power GO
Propulsive efficiency
Propulsive efficiency=Thrust power/Propulsive power GO

5 Other formulas that calculate the same Output

Propeller Efficiency for given Endurance of Propeller-Driven Airplane
Propeller efficiency=Endurance of aircraft/((1/Specific Fuel Consumption)*((lift coefficient^1.5)/Drag Coefficient)*(sqrt(2*Freestream density*Reference Area))*(((1/Gross Weight)^(1/2))-((1/Weight without fuel)^(1/2)))) GO
Propeller Efficiency for given Range of Propeller-Driven Airplane
Propeller efficiency=Range of aircraft*Specific Fuel Consumption*Drag Coefficient/(lift coefficient*ln(Gross Weight/Weight without fuel)) GO
Propeller Efficiency for given Range and lift-to-drag ratio of Propeller-Driven Airplane
Propeller efficiency=Range of aircraft*Specific Fuel Consumption/(Lift-to-drag ratio*(ln(Gross Weight/Weight without fuel))) GO
Propeller efficiency if thrust is known
Propeller efficiency=(Thrust*Aircraft forward speed)/Shaft power GO
Propeller efficiency for reciprocating engine-propeller combination
Propeller efficiency=Available Power/Brake power GO

Propeller Efficiency Formula

Propeller efficiency=Thrust power/Shaft power
η=T<sub&1;p</sub>/S<sub>p</sub>
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Propulsive power GO
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Kinetic energy of gases at exit GO
Propulsive efficiency GO
Propulsive efficiency if effective speed ratio is known GO
Effective speed ratio GO
Gross thrust GO
Inlet drag GO
Propulsive efficiency if aircraft velocity is known GO
Overall efficiency of a propulsive system GO
Thrust power specific fuel consumption GO
Momentum thrust GO
Propeller efficiency if thrust is known GO

What is propeller efficiency?

Propeller efficiency is defined as power produced (propeller power) divided by power applied (engine power).

How to Calculate Propeller Efficiency?

Propeller Efficiency calculator uses Propeller efficiency=Thrust power/Shaft power to calculate the Propeller efficiency, The Propeller Efficiency formula is defined as the ratio of thrust power (propeller power) to shaft power. Propeller efficiency and is denoted by η symbol.

How to calculate Propeller Efficiency using this online calculator? To use this online calculator for Propeller Efficiency, enter Thrust power (T) and Shaft power (Sp) and hit the calculate button. Here is how the Propeller Efficiency calculation can be explained with given input values -> 2 = 248000/124000.

FAQ

What is Propeller Efficiency?
The Propeller Efficiency formula is defined as the ratio of thrust power (propeller power) to shaft power and is represented as η=T/Sp or Propeller efficiency=Thrust power/Shaft power. Thrust power overcomes the drag on aircraft and Shaft power is the mechanical power transmitted from one rotating element of a vehicle, ship and all types of machinery to another.
How to calculate Propeller Efficiency?
The Propeller Efficiency formula is defined as the ratio of thrust power (propeller power) to shaft power is calculated using Propeller efficiency=Thrust power/Shaft power. To calculate Propeller Efficiency, you need Thrust power (T) and Shaft power (Sp). With our tool, you need to enter the respective value for Thrust power and Shaft power and hit the calculate button. You can also select the units (if any) for Input(s) and the Output as well.
How many ways are there to calculate Propeller efficiency?
In this formula, Propeller efficiency uses Thrust power and Shaft power. We can use 5 other way(s) to calculate the same, which is/are as follows -
  • Propeller efficiency=Available Power/Brake power
  • Propeller efficiency=Range of aircraft*Specific Fuel Consumption*Drag Coefficient/(lift coefficient*ln(Gross Weight/Weight without fuel))
  • Propeller efficiency=Range of aircraft*Specific Fuel Consumption/(Lift-to-drag ratio*(ln(Gross Weight/Weight without fuel)))
  • Propeller efficiency=Endurance of aircraft/((1/Specific Fuel Consumption)*((lift coefficient^1.5)/Drag Coefficient)*(sqrt(2*Freestream density*Reference Area))*(((1/Gross Weight)^(1/2))-((1/Weight without fuel)^(1/2))))
  • Propeller efficiency=(Thrust*Aircraft forward speed)/Shaft power
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