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Simulation and Modelling of Control System for Turbo-Prop Constant Speed Propeller

  • Z. Ancik
  • J. Toman
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The aim of this paper is to show the simulation and modelling of the behaviour of a constant speed propeller control system in Matlab/Simulink software. The constant speed propeller is a subsystem of the turbo-prop engine which is a highly complex nonlinear mechatronics system. The model is created on the basis of a mathematical description provided by the propeller’s producer. The model is designed with a view to its testing in real-time application on dSPACE hardware. The aim of the model is to simulate the behaviour of this system for limit operational conditions to avoid destruction of a real device under test.


Blade Angle Piston Motion Propeller Blade Pitch Direction Algebraic Loop 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Z. Ancik
    • 1
  • J. Toman
    • 1
  1. 1.Brno University of TechnologyBrnoCzech Republic

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