What is it about?
This paper enhances surrogate based optimization technologies to arrive at a good aerodynamic helicopter rotor design with less computational effort.
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Why is it important?
The new method significantly reduces the turn-around times and thus reduces risks and costs during the development of a new helicopter.
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This page is a summary of: Variable-Fidelity Methodology for the Aerodynamic Optimization of Helicopter Rotors, AIAA Journal, January 2019, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), DOI: 10.2514/1.j056486.
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