Unformatted text preview: Propeller Test Stand Components:
Propeller: more than one shape may be used to compare the performances.
Motor: It is used to spin the propeller at different speed. The motor is
accompanied by a speed controller to vary the RPM of the propeller.
Dynamometer: It is a device for measuring force, moment of force (torque),
or power. For example, the power produced by an engine, motor or other
Balance: It is used to manually measure the torque in case the
Dynamometer does not exist.
Balsa Wood: It is used for the mount of the different components of the test
Electric wires: for electrical connections.
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