Nikhil Kumar, Anant Diwakar, Sandeep Kumar Attree and Sanjay Mittal A method to carry out shape optimization with a large number of design variables International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids 71
A new method for shape optimization with relatively large number of design variables is proposed. For effective utilization of a richer design space, it is proposed that the number of design variables be increased gradually. This method is demonstrated by designing high lift airfoils for Re = 1 × 103 and 1 × 104 at a = 4°. Corrugations on the upper surface of the optimal airfoil promote generation of small vortices that lead to higher aerodynamic performance.
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