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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 Flexcompute
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 Flexcompute
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 (https://www.electra.aero/) to model an eSTOL aircraft using computational fluid dynamics. The full article consists...

07 Oct 2022 Flexcompute
Propeller Simulation Techniques in RANS CFD Using Flow360
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Propeller Simulation Techniques in RANS CFD Using Flow360

Flow360 can simulate a propeller using four different techniques, each with its own drawbacks and advantages. The goal of this article is to provide an...

05 Apr 2022 Flexcompute
Aerodynamic Stall
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Aerodynamic Stall

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 Flexcompute
XV-15 Tiltrotor CFD Case Study
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XV-15 Tiltrotor CFD Case Study

Despite a projected 40.3 million flights worldwide in 2020, airplanes actually have a major drawback. To take off, airplanes need to accelerate along a runway...

18 Jan 2022 Flexcompute
AIAA High Lift Prediction Workshop - Look back at HLPW-3 and Look forward to HLPW-4
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AIAA High Lift Prediction Workshop - Look back at HLPW-3 and Look forward to HLPW-4

I am sure like many of you who are actively involved in Aerospace/Aviation CFD we are eager for the 4th AIAA CFD High Lift Prediction...

06 Oct 2021 Flexcompute