Development and preliminary assessment of the open-source CFD toolkit SU2 for rotorcraft flows

  title={Development and preliminary assessment of the open-source CFD toolkit SU2 for rotorcraft flows},
  author={Myles Morelli and Tommaso Bellosta and Alberto Guardone},
Abstract Computational aerodynamic analyses of rotorcraft main rotor blades are performed in both hover and forward flight. The open-source SU2 code is used for rotor performance prediction. The core of the code is the set of RANS equations, which are solved for determining the flow. In hover, both steady-state and time-accurate modelling techniques of varying complexity are used and assessed. Simulation specific parameters which have a significant influence on the solution are also addressed… Expand
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