Argos - Project
Relation to the work program
714030 - ARGOS
Aerospace propeller useful for diesel engines with extreme excitation of vibrations.
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.