CJ Doolittle

Aerodynamic Stall in Aviation - Angle of Attack (AoA)
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Aerodynamic Stall in Aviation - Angle of Attack (AoA)

Pilots of fixed-wing aircraft receive training about how to avoid and, if needed, recover from aerodynamic stalls. A stall condition can result in a pilot’s...

31 Mar 2022 CJ Doolittle
Run CFD Using Flow360 Case Generator
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Run CFD Using Flow360 Case Generator

This tutorial will cover the case generator functionality of the Flow360 web client, used for specifying runtime parameters of simulations Documentation 1.1. Run CFD using...

14 Apr 2022 CJ Doolittle
Run CFD Using Flow360 Python API
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Run CFD Using Flow360 Python API

This tutorial will provide an overview of interfacing with the Flow360 client using the Python API Documentation 1.2. Run CFD using Python API: An example...

14 Apr 2022 CJ Doolittle
Run CFD Using Flow360 Web UI
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Run CFD Using Flow360 Web UI

This tutorial will cover some of the basic features of the Flow360 web client Documentation 1.1. Run CFD using Web UI: An example of ONERA...

14 Apr 2022 CJ Doolittle
Exploring the Fluid Dynamics of an Electric Short TakeOff and Landing (eSTOL) Aircraft (Part 1 of 3)
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Exploring the Fluid Dynamics of an Electric Short TakeOff and Landing (eSTOL) Aircraft (Part 1 of 3)

In this article we describe our efforts in collaboration with Electra to model an eSTOL aircraft using computational fluid dynamics. The full article consists of...

07 Oct 2022 CJ Doolittle
Exploring the Fluid Dynamics of an Electric Short TakeOff and Landing (eSTOL) Aircraft (Part 2 of 3)
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Exploring the Fluid Dynamics of an Electric Short TakeOff and Landing (eSTOL) Aircraft (Part 2 of 3)

In PART I of this series, we presented why an eSTOL aircraft is important for future urban transportation and laid the foundation for carrying out...

14 Oct 2022 CJ Doolittle
Exploring the Fluid Dynamics of an Electric Short TakeOff and Landing (eSTOL) Aircraft (Part 3 of 3)
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Exploring the Fluid Dynamics of an Electric Short TakeOff and Landing (eSTOL) Aircraft (Part 3 of 3)

In this third and final installment, we present the results obtained from our extensive parameter study of an eSTOL aircraft using computational fluid dynamics. As...

21 Oct 2022 CJ Doolittle
CFD Simulation Methods for High-Lift Aircraft Configurations (Part 1 of 3)
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CFD Simulation Methods for High-Lift Aircraft Configurations (Part 1 of 3)

In this series we will highlight contributions to the 4th AIAA High Lift Prediction Workshop using a variety of CFD simulation techniques. The full series...

02 Dec 2022 CJ Doolittle
CFD Simulation Methods for High-Lift Aircraft Configurations (Part 2 of 3)
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CFD Simulation Methods for High-Lift Aircraft Configurations (Part 2 of 3)

In this series we will highlight contributions to the 4th AIAA High Lift Prediction Workshop using a variety of CFD simulation techniques. The full series...

09 Dec 2022 CJ Doolittle
CFD Simulation Methods for High-Lift Aircraft Configurations (Part 3 of 3)
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CFD Simulation Methods for High-Lift Aircraft Configurations (Part 3 of 3)

In this series we will highlight contributions to the 4th AIAA High Lift Prediction Workshop using a variety of CFD simulation techniques. The full series...

16 Dec 2022 CJ Doolittle
Tiltrotor Propulsion Modeling with Blade Element Theory (Part 1 of 3)
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Tiltrotor Propulsion Modeling with Blade Element Theory (Part 1 of 3)

In this series, we highlight our continued effort to study the fluid dynamics of the XV-15 tiltrotor aircraft. The full series consists of three parts:...

08 Feb 2023 CJ Doolittle
Tiltrotor Propulsion Modeling with Blade Element Theory (Part 2 of 3)
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Tiltrotor Propulsion Modeling with Blade Element Theory (Part 2 of 3)

In this series, we highlight our continued effort to study the fluid dynamics of the XV-15 tiltrotor aircraft. The full series consists of three parts:...

17 Feb 2023 CJ Doolittle
Tiltrotor Propulsion Modeling with Blade Element Theory (Part 3 of 3)
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Tiltrotor Propulsion Modeling with Blade Element Theory (Part 3 of 3)

In this series, we highlight our continued effort to study the fluid dynamics of the XV-15 tiltrotor aircraft. The full series consists of three parts:...

24 Feb 2023 CJ Doolittle
Shorter is Better: How Electra Optimizes eSTOL  Aircraft Design with Rapid CFD
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Shorter is Better: How Electra Optimizes eSTOL Aircraft Design with Rapid CFD

Source: Electra Aero, Inc. For a long time, science fiction movies have imagined aircraft navigating through skyscrapers in a bustling modern city. However, the reality...

10 Jul 2023 CJ Doolittle
Hovering Rotor CFD with Flow360 (Part 1 of 3)
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Hovering Rotor CFD with Flow360 (Part 1 of 3)

In this series of articles, we highlight our efforts to accurately model the flow physics of a hovering helicopter rotor in isolation and installed on...

12 Jul 2023 CJ Doolittle
Hovering Rotor CFD with Flow360 (Part 2 of 3)
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Hovering Rotor CFD with Flow360 (Part 2 of 3)

In this series of articles, we highlight our efforts to accurately model the flow physics of a hovering helicopter rotor in isolation and installed on...

05 Sep 2023 CJ Doolittle
Hovering Rotor CFD with Flow360 (Part 3 of 3)
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Hovering Rotor CFD with Flow360 (Part 3 of 3)

In this series of articles, we highlight our efforts to accurately model the flow physics of a hovering helicopter rotor in isolation and installed on...

13 Sep 2023 CJ Doolittle