QMUL People: Shenren Xu

About me

Graduate student in adjoint-based CFD shape optimisation

Email: s.xu@qmul.ac.uk

Research

(1) Steady compressible adjoint code development

Mach=1.5, NACA0012 airfoil, flow solution:

Cost function=lift, adjoint solution:

(2) CAD-based shape optimisation using discrete adjoint [PDF]

Original (left) and optimised S-Bend (right). From top to bottom: velocity contours at cross sections, shapes and streamline plots.

(3) Stabilisation of discrete adjoint using JT-KIRK algorithm

(4) Unsteady compressible adjoint code for shape optimisation

Flow and adjoint fields, Re=1000 laminar flow around 2D cylinder

Flow and adjoint fields, Re=100 laminar flow around 2D cylinder

Tools

Fortran, EMACS, CATIA, GMSH, ICEMCFD,FLUENT, ParMETIS, OPENMPI, GIT

Useful links

Mesh partitioning tool: METIS and ParMETIS

Online community: CFD-Online and Chinese CFD-Online

Popular science: ScientificAmerican

To install Open MPI on MAC

How to use HPC on MAC


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