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Dynamic simulation of a rotorcraft hybrid engine in Simcenter Amesim

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dc.contributor.author Roumeliotis, I.
dc.contributor.author Nikolaidis, T.
dc.contributor.author Pachidis, V.
dc.contributor.author Broca, O.
dc.contributor.author Unlu, D.
dc.date.accessioned 2021-03-04T15:52:35Z
dc.date.available 2021-03-04T15:52:35Z
dc.date.issued 2018
dc.identifier.other 55 - Dynamic Simulation of a Rotorcraft Hybrid Engine in Simcenter Amesim.pdf
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11881/3964
dc.description.abstract This paper assesses a series hybrid propulsion system utilizing a recuperated gas turbine configuration. An adapted engine model capable to reproduce a turboshaft engine steady state and transient operation is built and used as a baseline for a recuperated engine. The recuperated engine presents a specific fuel consumption improvement of more than 15% at maximum continuous rating at the expense of surge margin which is reduced. An Oil and Gas (OAG) mission of a Twin Engine Medium helicopter has been used for assessing the hybrid configuration. The thermo-electric system brings a certain level of flexibility allowing for the recuperated engine to operate for high take-off weight cases. If envisioned 2025 technology is considered the fuel benefit of the series hybrid recuperated configuration for the OAG mission is in the range of 5%. The integrated system models (gas turbine, electric and heat exchanger systems) are built in Simcenter Amesim, a system modelling platform allowing for both steady state and dynamic simulation.
dc.language.iso en
dc.title Dynamic simulation of a rotorcraft hybrid engine in Simcenter Amesim


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