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PropCad Recipes: SPP [Surface-piercing propeller] Article rated 3.0/5.0
Propeller: SPP [Surface-Piercing Propeller] A PropCad Recipes design is generic and representative only. The information below is the “ingredient list” used in developing a particular p...
Visual CADD DLL error Article rated 3.0/5.0
Since mid-2009, we have had reports from a few users about the following error: A DLL library error has occurred loading main PropCad form. Logged to PCERROR.LOG: Error number:  48 Descriptio...
Constant edge thickness not constant Article rated 3.0/5.0
I am curious why a 3-D blade model that PropCad generated has a non-constant trailing edge thickness with respect to r/R when I created a Modified Kaplan propeller. The 2-D offset values of the traili...
Lofting a blade in Pro/ENGINEER Article rated 3.0/5.0
Export of your propeller design to CAD/CAM modelers is an important feature of PropCad. For the most part, this is a simple and well-behaved process. Every so often, however, a CAD/CAM modeler comes a...
AU-CPP Article rated 3.0/5.0
Can you give me a quick overview of the AU-CPP? Advantages of this design, purpose (i.e., what sort of vessel it is put on), when such a design might be considered? I’ve tried doing a web search...
PDF Drawing - Improving Render Quality Article rated 3.0/5.0
PropCad can directly export PDF files of the 2D CAD drawing. HydroComp recommends using industry-standard PDF viewers, such as Adobe Reader or Adobe Acrobat.Within the PDF viewer, there are "Render op...
Copy and Paste in PropCad Article rated 3.1/5.0
Question: "Is there a way to take the blade distributions and work them in Excel?"   Yes, the Blade Distributions table functions similarly to Excel and supports copy and paste using the keyb...
NVIDIA Quadro compatibility with PropCad Article rated 3.1/5.0
Computers and workstations running NVIDIA Quadro graphics hardware may encounter some compatibility issues with PropCad 2014 and newer. PropCad uses an OpenGL rendering environment to display the 3D m...
PropCad 2015 and MOI units Article rated 3.1/5.0
Notice for PropCad 2015 users - MOI units: PropCad includes calculations of the propeller's moment of inertia for use in shafting and vibration calculations.   The 2D drawing has a known iss...
PropCad - Inserting sections, adding root fillets Article rated 3.1/5.0
PropCad supports generation of the root fillet between the hub and the propeller blade.   To create the root fillet, the PropCad project requires the following: Valid hub and blade geometr...
User log for PropCad notices Article rated 3.0/5.0
In cases where PropCad does not initialize the interface fully or in cases where PropCad does not display on the screen at all, an detailed text file can be generated to log the progress of the s...
 

 
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