Designing drones by combining finite element and atomistic simulations: a didactic approach

@article{Raffaele2020DesigningDB,
  title={Designing drones by combining finite element and atomistic simulations: a didactic approach},
  author={Marcello Raffaele and Maria Teresa Caccamo and Giuseppe Castorina and Stefania Lanza and Salvatore Magaz{\`u} and Gianmarco Muna{\`o} and Giovanni Randazzo},
  journal={arXiv: Applied Physics},
  year={2020}
}
A didactic multiscale approach for drone modeling is proposed. Specifically, we investigate the drone structure at both macroscopic and microscopic scales, by making use of finite element and atomistic simulations, respectively. The structural analysis is performed with the aim to equip the drone with specific sensors and measuring instruments capable to detect the existence of volcanic ash, SO2 , CO2 and other pollutants in the atmosphere after a vulcanic eruption. We show that, by modeling… 

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