blade loading

blade loading

[′blād ‚lōd·iŋ]
(aerospace engineering)
A rotor's thrust in a rotary-wing aircraft divided by the total area of the rotor blades.

blade loading

blade loading
The ratio of the all-up weight of a helicopter to the total area of a rotor, excluding the disc area. It is the amount of the total weight each square foot of a helicopter rotor blade supports. Since blade area does not change, blade loading must be a constant in flight. Also called disc loading.
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This can lead to the stability improvement since the flow relocation can help to relieve the locally severe blade loading.
This tip injection decreases the blade loading at the tip, allowing increased loading at lower blade spans before the blade stalls.
Alheid, RJ, "Flexible Blade Coating Arrangement and Method with Compound Blade Loading.
Even though the fans are typically not operating during the period of normal train operation it is critical to give consideration to the blade loading cycles that results from the pressure pulses.
Now we will investigate rotor reconfiguration capabilities to demonstrate the potential to reduce rotor vibration and noise, and increase blade loading, which enables higher maneuverability and speed.
Examination of a few worn blades can identify the following items: uneven blade wear, holder or chamber alignment, blade contact angle, relative amount of blade loading pressure and presence of ink contamination.
Dicing technologies face the additional challenge of die movement and/or blade loading, which can eventually cause costly die chipping and cracks which adversely impact customers' efficiency and productivity when handling and processing wafers.
Lower concentrations provide greater resistance to blade loading, and higher concentrations enable higher feed rates and longer blade life.