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Aerodynamic Optimization for Cruise and High-Lift Configurations

Brezillon, Joël and Dwight, Richard P. and Widhalm, Markus (2009) Aerodynamic Optimization for Cruise and High-Lift Configurations. In: Notes on Numerical Fluid Mechanics and Multidisciplinary Design, 107. Springer. pp. 249-262. ISBN 978-3-642-04092-4. ISSN 1612-2909.

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Within the next few years, numerical shape optimization based on high fidelity methods is likely to play a strategic role in future aircraft design. In this context, suitable tools have to be developed for solving aerodynamic shape optimization problems, and the adjoint approach -- which allows fast and accurate evaluations of the gradients with respect to the design parameters -- is seen as a promising strategy. Based on the unstructured RANS solver TAU, a continuous as well as a discrete adjoint have been developed and applied to cruise and high-lift configuration optimization problems. This paper describes investigations of planform optimizations for a flying wing transport aircraft with an Euler continuous adjoint method, the wing design of the DLR-F6 wing-body aircraft configuration and the flap and slat settings of the DLR-F11 high-lift wing-body aircraft with a viscous discrete adjoint method.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/61542/
Document Type:Book Section
Title:Aerodynamic Optimization for Cruise and High-Lift Configurations
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthor's ORCID iD
Brezillon, JoëlJoel.Brezillon (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Dwight, Richard P.r.p.dwight (at) tudelft.nlUNSPECIFIED
Widhalm, MarkusMarkus.Widhalm (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Refereed publication:No
Open Access:No
Gold Open Access:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Page Range:pp. 249-262
EditorsEmailEditor's ORCID iD
Kroll, Norbertnorbert.kroll@dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Schwamborn, Dieterdieter.schwamborn@dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Becker, Klausklaus.becker@airbus.comUNSPECIFIED
Rieger, Herbertherbert.rieger@eads.comUNSPECIFIED
Thiele, Frankthiele@pi.tu-berlin.deUNSPECIFIED
Series Name:Notes on Numerical Fluid Mechanics and Multidisciplinary Design
Keywords:Aerodynamic, optimisation, adjoint approach, wing design, high-lift
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Aeronautics
HGF - Program Themes:Aircraft Research (old)
DLR - Research area:Aeronautics
DLR - Program:L AR - Aircraft Research
DLR - Research theme (Project):L - Concepts & Integration (old)
Location: Braunschweig
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Aerodynamics and Flow Technology
Deposited By: Brezillon, Joel
Deposited On:15 Dec 2009 13:28
Last Modified:22 Jan 2018 16:50

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