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July 2016

Three paper are presented at the Royal Aeronautical Society 2016 Applied Aerodynamics Conference in Bristol, UK.

The conference talk "Improved adjoint solver for complex flow conditions" has been given at the 11th ASMO UK/ISSMO/NOED2016: International Conference on Numerical Optimisation Methods for Engineering Design in Munich, Germany.

June 2016

Two papers are presented at AIAA AVIATION 2016 in Washington, D.C.

Two papers are presented at ECCOMAS 2016 on Crete Island, Greece.

April 2016

An ARCHER grant of over 25,000 kAU has been awarded to perform simulations of civil aircraft gust response and model reduction.

The paper "Mach Number Effects On Buffeting Flow On A Half Wing-Body Configuration" presented at the 50th 3AF International Conference on Applied Aerodynamics 2015 has received the Best Paper Award. Congratulations to Fulvio Sartor and Sebastian Timme.

March 2016

A journal article entitled "Mach Number Effects on Buffeting Flow on a Half Wing-Body Configuration" has been accepted for publication in International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat and Fluid Flow.

February 2016

Congratulations to George Hoholis who has successfully passed his Ph.D. viva.

January 2016

Philipp Bekemeyer has given a presentation entitled "Reduced Order Gust Response Simulation using Computational Fluid Dynamics", at AIAA SciTech 2016 in San Diego, CA.

December 2015

A journal article entitled "Nonlinear reduced-order modelling for limit-cycle oscillation analysis" has been published in Nonlinear Dynamics.

November 2015

Four presentations have been given at the DiPaRT - Loads and Aeroelastics 2015 annual meeting at CFMS, Bristol:

S. Timme, "Investigation of transonic shock buffet on a three-dimensional configuration"

G. Pagliuca, "Progress on Flight Dynamics Reduced Order Model Development"

S. Xu, "Improved Linearised Aerodynamics Analysis Using Krylov Subspace Recycling Technique in DLR-TAU"

P. Bekemeyer, "Reduced Order Gust Response Simulation Using CFD"

October 2015

Two presentation have been given at the UK TAU SIG meeting at ARA, Bedford:

S. Timme, "Delayed detached-eddy simulation of transonic shock buffet on half wing-body configuration"

S. Xu, "Algorithmic improvements of iterative linear equation solver to achieve 10x speed up - and its implementation in DLR-TAU"

August 2015

Sebastian Timme presented at the Knowledge Sharing Workshop of the BuColic project at ARA, Bedford.

June 2015

Sebastian Timme has given a presentation entitled "Delayed Detached-Eddy Simulation of Shock Buffet on Half Wing-Body Configuration", AIAA-2015-2607, at AIAA AVIATION 2015 in Dallas, TX.

Two papers have been given by Shenren Xu at the International Forum on Aeroelasticity and Structural Dynamics (IFASD) in St. Petersburg, Russia.

S. Timme and F. Sartor, "Passive control of transonic buffet onset on a half wing-body configuration", IFASD-2015-088

S. Xu, S. Timme and K.J. Badcock, "Krylov subspace recycling for linearised aerodynamics analysis using DLR-TAU", IFASD-2015-186

May 2015

Reik Thormann has joined the group as a research associate.

Congratulations to N.D. Tantaroudas who has successfully passed his Ph.D. viva.

March 2015

Fulvio Sartor has given a presentation entitled "Mach number effects on buffeting flow on a half wing-body configuration" at the 50th 3AF International Conference on Applied Aerodynamics in Toulouse, France.

Fulvio Sartor has been awarded the Aerospace Speaker Travel Grant of the Royal Aeronautical Society to take part at AIAA SciTech 2015 in Kissimmee, FL.

February 2015

An ARCHER grant of over 30,000 kAU has been awarded for doing high-fidelity simulations in the BUCOLIC project.

January 2015

Two presentations have been given at AIAA SciTech 2015 in Kissimmee, FL.

F. Sartor and S. Timme, "Reynolds–Averaged Navier-Stokes Simulations of Shock Buffet on Half Wing-Body Configuration", AIAA-2015-1939

N. D. Tantaroudas, A. Da Ronch, K.J. Badcock, Y. Wang and R. Palacios, "Model Order Reduction for Control Design of Flexible Free-Flying Aircraft", AIAA-2015-0240

November 2014

Two presentations have been given at the DiPaRT - Loads and Aeroelastics 2014 annual meeting at CFMS, Bristol:

G. Guanqun, S. Timme, "Nonlinear model reduction of aeroelastic systems with discrete and geometric structural nonlinearity for gust response analysis"

F. Sartor, S. Timme, "Buffet Control of Transonic Wings (BuColic) Project: RANS and URANS simulations of configuration without control"

September 2014

Philipp Bekemeyer and Giampaolo Pagliuca have joined the group as Ph.D. students.

Shenren Xu has joined the group as a research associate.

July 28, 2014

Fulvio Sartor has been awarded the Santander travel grant to take part in a workshop, organised by RENKEI (Japan-UK Research and Education Network for Knowledge Economy Initiatives), on aerospace engineering at Nagoya University from the 3rd to the 9th of August.

July 2014

Congratulations to J. Angulo and A. J. McCracken who have successfully passed their Ph.D. exams.

June 2014

Two presentations were given at AVIATION 2014 in Atlanta, GA.

D. Kennett, "Numerical Simulation of Control Surface Deflections over a Generic UCAV configuration at Off-design Flow Conditions"

N. D. Tantaroudas, "An Adaptive Aeroelastic Control Approach using Non Linear Reduced Order Models"

February 2014

Fulvio Sartor has joined the group as a research associate.

January 2014

Two presentations were given at AIAA SciTech 2014 in National Harbor, MD.

A. Da Ronch, "A nonlinear controller for flutter suppression: From simulation to wind tunnel testing"

A. Da Ronch, "Assessing the impact of aerodynamic modelling on Manoeuvring aircraft"

October 10, 2013

N. D. Tantaroudas has given a presentation entitled "Model Order Reduction and Control of Flexible Aircraft" at the University of Southampton.

August 21, 2013

Andrew McCracken has given a presentation entitled "Assessment of Tabular Models Using CFD," at the AIAA Atmospheric Flight Mechanics 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts.

June 25, 2013

Juan Angulo has given a presentation entitled "Parallel Semi-Meshless Stencil Selection for Moving Geometry Simulations," at the 21st AIAA Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference in San Diego, California.

June 18, 2013

Two conference papers have been submitted to the International Forum on Aeroelasticity and Structural Dynamics (IFASD) in Bristol, U.K., 24-27 Jun. 2013:

"Active Control for Flutter Suppression: An Experimental Investigation", IFASD paper 2013-8D

S. Timme, "Linear Reduced Order Modelling for Gust Response Analysis using the DLR-TAU Code", IFASD paper 2013-36A

May 8, 2013

Congratulations to D. J. Kennett who has successfully passed his Ph.D. exam.

May 08, 2013

Five conference papers have been submitted to the 54th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference in Boston, Massachusetts, 08-11 Apr. 2013:

"Reduction of Nonlinear Models for Control Applications", AIAA paper 2013-1491

"Model Reduction for Linear and Nonlinear Gust Loads Analysis", AIAA paper 2013-1492

"Model Reduction in Flexible-Aircraft Dynamics with Large Rigid-Body Motion", AIAA paper 2013-1895

"Robust Aeroelastic Control of Very Flexible Wings using Intrinsic Models", AIAA paper 2013-1485

"Numerical aspects of nonlinear flexible aircraft flight dynamics modeling", AIAA paper 2013-1634

February 07, 2013

A FlexFlight meeting has taken place at Imperial College, London, U.K.. Progress meeting presentations are available in the project member area.

January 09, 2013

David J. Kennett has given a presentation entitled "Semi-Meshless Stencil Selection on Three-Dimensional Anisotropic Point Distributions with Parallel Implementation" at the 51st AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting in Grapevine, Texas.

December 13, 2012

Three presentations were given at the DiPaRT - Loads and Aeroelastics 2012 annual meeting at ASRC, Bristol:

A. Da Ronch, "Model Reduction for CFD-based Gust Loads Analysis"

S. Timme, "Linear Reduced Order Model for Gust Loads Prediction using the DLR-TAU Code"

N. D. Tantaroudas, "Gust Load Alleviation Using Nonlinear Reduced Models For Control Law Design"

December 11, 2012

A journal article entitled "Linear Frequency Domain and Harmonic Balance Predictions of Dynamic Derivatives" has been accepted for publication in Journal of Aircraft.

November 14, 2012

A journal article entitled "Semi-meshless Stencil Selection for Anisotropic Point Distribution" has been published in International Journal of Computational Fluid Dynamics.

November 11, 2012

A journal article entitled "Solution of Linear Systems in Fourier-Based Methods for Aircraft Applications" has been accepted for publication in International Journal of Computational Fluid Dynamics, special issue Fourier Based Methods Development and Applications.

October 1, 2012

G. Hoholis has joined the group as Ph.D. student.

September 17, 2012

A conference paper entitled "Requirements for Computer Generated Aerodynamic Models for Aircraft Stability and Control Analysis" has been submitted to the 5th Symposium on Integrating CFD and Experiments in Aerodynamics to be held in Tokyo, Japan, 3-5 Oct. 2012.

September 10, 2012

A. McCracken has given a presentation entitled "Accelerating Convergence of the CFD Linear Frequency Domain Method by a Preconditioned Linear Solver" at the ECCOMAS Conference in Vienna, Austria.

August 13, 2012

A. Da Ronch has given a presentation entitled "Nonlinear Model Reduction for Flexible Aircraft Control Design" at the AIAA Atmospheric Flight Mechanics Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

July 23, 2012

A conference paper entitled "Nonlinear Model Reduction for Flexible Aircraft Control Design" has been submitted to the AIAA Atmospheric Flight Mechanics Conference to be held in Minneapolis, Minnesota, 13-16 Aug. 2012.

July 15, 2012

A conference paper entitled "Accelerating Convergence of the CFD Linear Frequency Domain Method by a Preconditioned Linear Solver" has been submitted to the European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering to be held in Vienna, Austria, 10-14 Sep. 2012.

July 9, 2012

G. Gai has joined the group as Ph.D. student.

June 21, 2012

A journal article entitled "An Implicit Meshless Method for Application in Computational Fluid Dynamics" has been published in International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids.

June 12, 2012

A conference paper entitled "Transonic Aerodynamic Loads Modeling of X-31 Aircraft" has been submitted to the 30th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference to be held in New Orleans, Louisiana, 25-28 Jun. 2012.

May 14, 2012

W. Zhang from the department of fluid dynamics of Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi'an, China has joined the group as visiting professor.

April 24, 2012

S. Timme has presented a paper entitled "Lyapunov Inverse Iteration for Stability Analysis using Computational Fluid Dynamics" at the 53rd AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference in Honolulu, Hawaii.

March 16, 2012

A FlexFlight meeting has taken place at the University of Liverpool, Liverpool, U.K.

February 6, 2012

N. D. Tantaroudas has joined the group as Ph.D. student.

February 1, 2012

Congratulations to D. Vallespin who has successfully passed his Ph.D. exam.

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