ARGOS

Aerospace propeller useful for diesel engines with extreme excitation of vibrations

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01/06/2016

 Project start


 

08 – 11/2016

Acceptation of engine installations, readiness for testing of propellers confirmed.

 

SMA SR305 & WOODCOMP KW-15 ready do start testing.

 

 

04/10/2016

ARGOS presentation on the National Information Day “Horizon 2020 - smart, green and integrated transport 2017”, organized by Technology Centre of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, 04/10/2016.

 

 



2/2017

First part of strain – gauge measurements & evaluation was accomplished and data analysed

     
 

 


 

17/02/2017

 ARGOS presentation on the “Clean Sky 2 Conference”, organized Ministry of Industry and Trade and by Technology Centre of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, 17/02/2017.

 

 

02/2017

Tests of a new propeller governor were started.

 

Jihostroj PCU installed on the engine.

 


 

05/2017

06/2017

Presentation of ARGOS:

  • AERO Friedrichshafen (05 – 08/04/2017)
  • Paris Air show (19 – 23/06/2017)

 

Jihostroj was present on both exibitions. The company presentaion included alsou onformation about H2020/CS2 resaerch projects.

 


 

06/2017

Work Package 1 was finished by Milestone 1 "Acceptance of achivments". The work now continues with Work Package 2 and it is aimed at the design of new propeller and governor.

 

WP2 contains both, theoretical analysis and experimental feedback.

 


 

03/2018

Work Package 2 was finished by Milestone 2 "Acceptance of design". The work now continues with Work Package 3 aimed at production of prototypes.


 


The prototype production was prepared in WP2.

 


 

04/2018

 

ARGOS was presented on AERO Friedrichshafen 2018

 


 

15/08/2018

First run of the ARGOS propeller & governor was done on 15/08/2018.


 

 


 

08/2018

 

WP3 was accomplished. The prototype propeller and governor are ready for engine tests in WP4.

 


 


This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 714030