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Airfoil shape optimization using variable-complexity methods
Praveen Thokala

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Airfoil shape optimization using variable-complexity methods.

Published 2005 .
Written in English.

About the Book

This thesis deals with variable-complexity optimization, which consists of either using high- and low-fidelity models of the analysis or using variable parameterization of the optimization problem to reduce the computational cost of the optimization process. In this thesis, we present a variable-fidelity framework that is mathematically robust. We then present the results on analytical test cases for the framework and variable-parameterization method, which involves using different design variables during the course of the optimization process. The framework and the variable-parameterization method are then used to perform airfoil shape optimization. The variable-fidelity framework performed satisfactorily for most cases while a thorough mathematical study is needed for the variable-parameterization method.

Edition Notes

Source: Masters Abstracts International, Volume: 44-02, page: 0955.

Thesis (M.A.Sc.)--University of Toronto, 2005.

Electronic version licensed for access by U. of T. users.

GERSTEIN MICROTEXT copy on microfiche (1 microfiche).

The Physical Object

Pagination
59 leaves.
Number of pages
59

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL19216107M
ISBN 10
0494070935

History

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