Bladed: Assigning Airfoils to Blade Sections

Click ‘Load’ in the aerofoil screen below:

This shows all of the aerofoils available:

That’s a total of 13 aerofoil sections available (although 3 of these appear to be just cylinders). The simplest way to use them is to go to ‘define’ at any blade station that you wish to change:

Then click ‘New’:

Double click in the blank white rectangle:

Select an aerofoil section:

Click OK:

Click OK again.

You can see that that blade station has now been changed to the newly defined blade section number 5.

Acknowledgement: Instructions courtesy of Mr. Alec Beardsell, GL Garrad Hassan.

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