Coupling VLM and DG methods for the aeroelastic analysis of composite wings

Coupling VLM and DG methods for the aeroelastic analysis of composite wings

Dario Campagna, Alberto Milazzo, Ivano Benedetti, Vincenzo Gulizzi

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Abstract. In this work, a novel computational tool is introduced for rapid aeroelastic analysis of composite wings, integrating an aerodynamic Vortex Lattice Method with a structural Interior Penalty Discontinuous Galerkin method. After the mathematical description of the aeroelastic model, some results for a composite wing are presented to investigate the influence of varying lamination angles on the wing displacement, twist, and divergence speed. Validation against commercial software confirms the effectiveness of the approach.

Vortex Lattice Method, Discontinuous Galerkin Method, Divergence Speed, Aeroelasticity, Composite Wing

Published online 6/1/2024, 4 pages
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Published under license by Materials Research Forum LLC., Millersville PA, USA

Citation: Dario Campagna, Alberto Milazzo, Ivano Benedetti, Vincenzo Gulizzi, Coupling VLM and DG methods for the aeroelastic analysis of composite wings, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 42, pp 80-83, 2024


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