Wing Aerodynamic Shape Optimization by Space Mapping

  • Leifur Leifsson
  • Slawomir Koziel
  • Eirikur Jonsson
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 256)

Abstract

This chapter describes an efficient aerodynamic design optimization methodology for wings in transonic flow. The approach replaces a computationally expensive high-fidelity computational fluid dynamic model (CFD) in an iterative optimization process with a corrected polynomial approximation model constructed by a cheap low-fidelity CFD model. The output space mapping technique is used to correct the approximation model to yield an accurate predictor of the high-fidelity one. The algorithm is applied to two transonic wing design problems.

Keywords

Transonic Wing Design CFD Surrogate-based Optimization Variable-resolution Modeling Space Mapping 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Leifur Leifsson
    • 1
  • Slawomir Koziel
    • 1
  • Eirikur Jonsson
    • 1
  1. 1.Engineering Optimization & Modeling Center, School of Science and EngineeringReykjavik UniversityReykjavikIceland

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