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Table of Contents
Introduction............................................................................................................................................................................1
Getting Started with MotoCalc...................................................................................................................................2Step 1.Ask the MotoWizard................................................................................................................................2Step 2.Select and Copy to the MotoCalc Workbench.........................................................................................3Step 3. Generate an In−flight Analysis.................................................................................................................3Step 4. Get MotoCalc's Opinion...........................................................................................................................3Step 5. Revise, Refine, or Fly...............................................................................................................................4
What's New?...........................................................................................................................................................................5The MotoWizard....................................................................................................................................................................7
Startingthe MotoWizard.............................................................................................................................................7Specifying the Level of Performance..........................................................................................................................8ModelMeasurements..................................................................................................................................................8Airfoil Shape...............................................................................................................................................................9AirfoilThickness.......................................................................................................................................................10Flying Field Conditions.............................................................................................................................................10Motor Options...........................................................................................................................................................11Gearing andPropeller Options..................................................................................................................................12Battery Options.........................................................................................................................................................13The WizardSpeaks...................................................................................................................................................14Sorting................................................................................................................................................................15FurtherAnalysis.................................................................................................................................................15In−f light Analysis...............................................................................................................................................16Getting an Opinion.............................................................................................................................................16Saving or Printing the Results............................................................................................................................16MotoWizard Limitations...........................................................................................................................................16
Making a Performance Prediction......................................................................................................................................18
SpecifyingMotor Information..................................................................................................................................19Selecting a Motor from the Database.................................................................................................................19Specifying Motor Characteristics.......................................................................................................................19Addinga Motor to the Database.........................................................................................................................20Measuring Motor Parameters.............................................................................................................................20Entering Motor Data from Tests.........................................................................................................................22EnteringMotor Data from a Catalog..................................................................................................................23Using the Motor Designer..................................................................................................................................24SpecifyingBattery Information.................................................................................................................................26Selecting a Cell Typefrom the Database...........................................................................................................26Specifying Cell Characteristics..........................................................................................................................26Specifying the Cell Count...................................................................................................................................27Parallel Cells.......................................................................................................................................................27Addinga Cell Type to the Database...................................................................................................................28Measuring Cell Impedance.................................................................................................................................28Specifying aDrive System........................................................................................................................................28Selecting a Drive System from the Database.....................................................................................................29Specifying Drive System Characteristics...........................................................................................................29Using the Propeller Constant Estimator.............................................................................................................34Using the Fan Pitch Calculator...........................................................................................................................35
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Making a Performance Prediction
Using the Fan Coefficient Estimator..................................................................................................................36Addinga Drive System to the Database.............................................................................................................38Specifying aSpeed Control.......................................................................................................................................38Selecting a Speed Control from the Database....................................................................................................38Specifying Speed Control Characteristics..........................................................................................................38Addinga Speed Control to the Database............................................................................................................40SpecifyingAirframe Information..............................................................................................................................40Selecting an Airframe from the Database...........................................................................................................40Specifying Airframe Characteristics..................................................................................................................40Using the Lift and Drag Coefficient Estimator..................................................................................................42Addingan Airframe to the Database..................................................................................................................46SpecifyingRestrictions.............................................................................................................................................46Selecting aFilter from the Database...................................................................................................................46Specifying Restrictions fora Filter.....................................................................................................................46Addinga Filter to the Database..........................................................................................................................48Options......................................................................................................................................................................48Measurement Units.............................................................................................................................................49Flying Field Elevation, Sea−level Pressure, and Temperature...........................................................................50Displayed and PrintedReport Columns.............................................................................................................50PrintingStyles.....................................................................................................................................................51Default Gearbox Efficiency................................................................................................................................51Other Options.....................................................................................................................................................51Advanced Options..............................................................................................................................................52
Examining theResults.........................................................................................................................................................53
Sortingthe Results Your Way...................................................................................................................................57Performing an In−flight Analysis..............................................................................................................................57Generating Graphs....................................................................................................................................................57Saving the Results to Disk........................................................................................................................................58Printingthe Results...................................................................................................................................................58Copying one Result...................................................................................................................................................58Making a Side−by−side Comparison........................................................................................................................59Gettingan Opinion....................................................................................................................................................61
Displaying Graphs................................................................................................................................................................62
The Graph..................................................................................................................................................................62Graph Controls..........................................................................................................................................................63Changing the Horizontal Axis............................................................................................................................63Changing the Left Vertical Axis.........................................................................................................................63Changing the Right Vertical Axis......................................................................................................................63Suppressing Lines...............................................................................................................................................63Printing the Graph.....................................................................................................................................................64Saving the Graph.......................................................................................................................................................64
Saving and Retrieving Projects...........................................................................................................................................65
Saving a Project.........................................................................................................................................................65Retrieving a Project...................................................................................................................................................66Starting a New Project..............................................................................................................................................66
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