The study aimed to develop a factored component for mathematical model of stress state in blades of high-speed axial fan employed in mine ventilation systems. The model takes into a count a whole set of major loads. The design feature of such fans is their long-length blades made of polymer composites of lower rigidity as against metals. Such blades deform heavier and have low-frequency free vibrations. These properties condition optimization of blade design to minimize its mass at the preset physical and mechanical properties. Amongst the variety of loads applied to blades, the centrifugal air forces, inertia (in speedup) and weight are considered as the major loads inducing the highest tensile and bending stresses. In terms of failure of blades, the most risky point is the speedup ending as the aerodynamic and centrifugal forces, affecting the blades and reaching nominal values, combine with the forces of inertia. Depending on orientation of blades relative to ram air, the own weight both can exert extra load on the blade and reduce bending moment created by the aerodynamic and inertia forces. The centrifugal forces mostly create tensile stresses on the blade. The analysis of the cumulative load has allowed obtaining formulas of the blade stresses due to all factors, individually and jointly. The final formula estimates the minimum allowable thickness of the lade root section profile at the fulfilled strength requirement.

For citation: Tauger V. M., Lifanov A. V., Makarov V. N., Makarov N. V. Mathematical model modification for stress state of high-speed axial fan blades in mining industry. MIAB. Mining Inf. Anal. Bull. 2019;(10):206-213. [In Russ]. DOI: 10.25018/0236-1493-2019-10-0-206-213.


Axial fan, high speed, blade, composite, loads, stress, strength.

Issue number: 10
Year: 2019
ISBN: 0236-1493
UDK: 621.914
DOI: 10.25018/0236-1493-2019-10-0-206-213
Authors: Tauger V. M., Lifanov A. V., Makarov V. N., Makarov N. V.

About authors: V.M. Tauger (1), Cand. Sci. (Eng.), Head of Chair, e-mail: tauger53@mail.ru, A.V. Lifanov, General Director, Scientific-Production Complex «OylGazMash», Podolsk, Russia, V.N. Makarov (1), Dr. Sci. (Eng.), Professor, N.V. Makarov (1), Cand. Sci. (Eng.), Head of Chair, e-mail: mnikolay84@mail.ru, 1) Ural State Mining University, 620144, Ekaterinburg, Russia. Corresponding author: V.M. Tauger, e-mail: tauger53@mail.ru.


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