Development of Full Composite Propulsion System for UAV is Taking Off
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) often need propulsion systems, which allow them to reach the cruising altitude before the automatic pilot system is activated. In these cases, low weight is the fundamental prerequisite for successful launches.
In this project, the design, prototyping and testing phases of an innovative propulsion system for a UAV are illustrated.
The system is produced entirely of composite materials. It is composed of the storage vessels for the oxidising fluid, as well as a booster. This allows the occurrence of the combustion and subsequently the generation of propulsion for the UAV.
The propulsion system developed in this project is composed of the two 16-liter vessels. It is equipped for the storage of oxidizing gas, and a booster, where a convergent-divergent nozzle is located.
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- You will receive the description of the system and the definition of the design loads.
- We will reveal the design process for the vessel and the booster to you.
- You will get the results of the FEM process on the vessel and the booster.
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