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# Reg. No.

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B.E./B.Tech. DEGREE EXAMINATION, NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2011.

Seven th Semester
Aeronautical Engineerin g
AE 2025 HELICOPTER THEORY

{Regulation 2008)
Time: Three hours
Maximum: 100 marks

PART A (10 x 2 = 20 marks)

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Define compound helicopter.
State the types of rotor.
Name the four elements which rem ain constant when a helicopter hovers. What is autorotation? Define parasite power.

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Expl;-'in the term 'flapping'. Sketch the category 'A' the vertical take-off p rofil e of the helicopter from pinnacles. What is meant by the term 11igh performance take -offs' in helicopter? When is the helicop'er said to be in the trimmed condition?
Explain the term 'speed stability'.

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(8) (4) (4) 15. State the parameters which affect the rotor thrust. (16) Discuss the following parameters governing the static directional stability of the helicopter (i) (ii) (iii) Directional stability Dihedral effect Side fo rce. (ii) (3) State the parameters which affect the power available to the main rotor. (12) J 2. (16) Discuss in detail controlling the cyclic pitch in helicopter with the aid of sketches. (16) Describe the momentum theory for vertical climb of hel icopter. semi rigid rotor system and rigid rotor system. (a) 0. (a) Explain in detail about autorotation in forward flight of helicopter. (a) Explain hover Out-of-Ground Effect (DOE) and In-Ground effect (IOE). (b) Describe the e ffect of over-pitching while the helicopte r approaching a hover or du ring a hover. 13. (b) Explam the significant changes experienced In the nature of flow through the rotor in vertical descent of the helicopter. Discuss the factors required for maximum efficiency of the helicopter.PART B 11. (4) (ii) Explain the features of the fully articulated rotor system. (a) (5 x 16 = 80 marks) Sketch the various configurations of helicopter and explain in detail. (a) (16) 0. (16) 0. (b) Name the three impo rtant functions provided by the rotor of a he licopter.· (b) 14. (9) (4) (iii) 2 55101 . (16) 0. (16) 0.

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