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Xoptfoil

Free download Xoptfoil Linux app to run online in Ubuntu online, Fedora online or Debian online

This is the Linux app named Xoptfoil whose latest release can be downloaded as Xoptfoil-v1.11.1-windows.zip. It can be run online in the free hosting provider OnWorks for workstations.

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Xoptfoil


DESCRIPTION

Airfoil optimization using the highly-regarded Xfoil engine for aerodynamic calculations. Starting with a seed airfoil, Xoptfoil uses particle swarm, genetic algorithm and direct search methodologies to perturb the geometry and maximize performance. The user selects a number of operating points over which to optimize, desired constraints, and the optimizer does the rest.



Features

  • Supports up to 30 operating points during optimization and multiple user-defined constraints
  • Each operating point has a specified lift coefficient or angle of attack, Reynolds number, Mach number, and flap deflection
  • Flap angle for each operating point can be used as design variables
  • Different optimization objectives (minimize drag, maximize glide slope, minimize sink rate, or maximize lift) can be set at each operating point
  • Each operating point is assigned a relative weight (importance) by the user
  • Available constraints include thickness, camber, curvature reversals, pitching moment, and trailing edge wedge angle
  • Currently included optimization algorithms: particle swarm, genetic algorithm, and Nelder-Mead simplex algorithm
  • The optimizer is robust: many checks for reasonable geometry and Xfoil consistency in place
  • Parallel version available
  • Xfoil engine accurately predicts transition, separation bubbles, and stall at low Reynolds numbers


Audience

Aerospace


User interface

Console/Terminal


Programming Language

Fortran


Categories

Physics

This is an application that can also be fetched from https://sourceforge.net/projects/xoptfoil/. It has been hosted in OnWorks in order to be run online in an easiest way from one of our free Operative Systems.


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