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Multi-objective aerodynamic design optimisation for axial compressors

Kipouros, T and Jaeggi, DM and Dawes, WN and Parks, GT and Savill, AM (2005) Multi-objective aerodynamic design optimisation for axial compressors. ERCOFTAC Bulletin, 66. pp. 21-24.

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This paper considers the aerodynamic design optimisation of turbomachinery blades from a multi-objective perspective. The aim is to improve the performance of a specific stage and eventually of the whole engine. The integrated system developed for this purpose is described. It combines an existing geometry parameterisation scheme, a well-established CFD package and a novel multi-objective variant of the Tabu Search optimisation algorithm. Its performance is illustrated through a case study in which the flow characteristics most important to the overall performance of turbomachinery blades are optimised.

Item Type: Article
Divisions: Div C > Engineering Design
Depositing User: Cron Job
Date Deposited: 17 Jul 2017 20:10
Last Modified: 27 Jul 2017 05:53