Experimental Aerodynamics and Concepts Group

Hub Drag Deconstruction Project

Sponsored by Office of Naval Research




Papers Presentations Data Archives Reports

Raghav. V. et al., "Investigation of drag and wake turbulence of a rotor hub", Aerospace Science and Technology 28 (1) July 2013, pp. 164-175. Accepted Manuscript (PDF)


Deconstructed Hub Loads Data

Readme File

General Tests

Compiled Hub Drag Tests

Fairing + Tare

No Scissors Tests

Azimuth-Resolved Tests


Final Report on Experiments, Sep.30, 2013

Raghav, V., et al, "Exploration of the Physics of Hub Drag". AIAA Paper 2012-1070, 50th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Nashville, TN, January 2012 AIAA2012_1070

Rotating Hub Hot-film Anemometer Data (See Data Guide ADLR2013070101.pdf for usage)

Rotating Hub Anemometry Data Guide:Report No. ADLR2013070101.pdf
  ONR Review June2013 PIV data in Hub Wake  
    Freestream Turbulence Hot-film Anemometer Data  


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