RANS

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
How to Run a Speed Sweep of an Airplane with Flow360 in 15 Minutes
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How to Run a Speed Sweep of an Airplane with Flow360 in 15 Minutes

In this article, we describe how to run a speed sweep of an airplane using Flow360. A speed sweep analyzes the performance of the airplane...

08 Oct 2021 Flexcompute
How to Design an Airplane, Build a 3D Model, and Perform RANS CFD in 30 Minutes
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How to Design an Airplane, Build a 3D Model, and Perform RANS CFD in 30 Minutes

In this article, we illustrate a typical workflow of using XFoil, Engineering Sketch Pad (ESP), Pointwise, and Flow360 to analyze the aerodynamic performance of a...

08 Sep 2021 Flexcompute