Questions tagged [efficiency]

Efficiency signifies a peak level of performance that uses the least amount of inputs to achieve the highest amount of output. It minimizes the waste of resources such as energy while accomplishing the desired output.

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Do flexible propellers affect multirotor efficiency?

There are a wide variety of materials and methods for making the propellers used on drones. This leads to certain propellers having different characteristics than others. Some propellers are more ...
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Does the sharpness of a propeller blade affect efficiency?

Some of the propellers I have used on drones have sharp edges (sharp enough that they have cut me) and others have comparatively dull edges. Does the sharpness of the leading edge of a propeller ...
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Why are larger propellers generally more efficient than smaller ones?

In almost every case, long-range drones use larger propellers than other drones that don't need to travel very far or don't need to fly for very long. I have heard that a major reason for this is ...