Argos - Project

Relation to the work program

714030 - ARGOS

Aerospace propeller useful for diesel engines with extreme excitation of vibrations.

Call: H2020-CS2-CFP02-2015-01

Topic: JTI-CS2-2015-CFP02-ENG-04-05

Work packages

Time frame

Starting date: 01/06/2016

Duration in months: 40


Total Eligible Costs:524,15 k€

Requested Grant: 420,50 k€


The main objective of ARGOS is to solve the problems with the propeller shaft dynamic of Diesel engines by suitable design of the propeller with sufficient damping ability.

  • Capable to sustain an increase by +20% in baseline engine power with low propeller maintenance.
  • Diameter < 2m, weight < 30 kg, max efficiency over 85% at 2200 rpm.
  • Clockwise rotation.
  • Technology capable to be certified.