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Research Output 2008 2018

2018

Aerodynamic design optimization of wind turbine airfoils under aleatory and epistemic uncertainty

Caboni, M., Minisci, E. & Riccardi, A., 29 May 2018, (Accepted/In press). 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
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Airfoils
Wind turbines
Aerodynamics
Design optimization
Uncertainty

GTOC9: Methods and results from University of Strathclyde (team Strath++)

Ortega Absil, C., Ricciardi, L. A., Di Carlo, M., Greco, C., Serra, R., Polnik, M., Vroom, A., Riccardi, A., Minisci, E. & Vasile, M., 9 Jan 2018, In : Acta Futura. 11, p. 57-70 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Trajectories
Global optimization
Debris
Engineers
Planning

GTOC 9: Results from University of Strathclyde (team Strath++)

Ortega Absil, C., Ricciardi, L. A., Di Carlo, M., Greco, C., Serra, R., Polnik, M., Vroom, A., Riccardi, A., Minisci, E. & Vasile, M., 9 Jan 2018, In : Acta Futura. 11, p. 57-70 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Trajectories
Global optimization
Debris
Engineers
Planning

HDMR-based sensitivity analysis and uncertainty quantification of GOCE aerodynamics using DSMC

Falchi, A., Minisci, E., Kubicek, M., Vasile, M. & Lemmens, S., 10 Feb 2018, Stardust Final Conference: Advances in Asteroids and Space Debris Engineering and Science. Vasile, M., Minisci, E., Summerer, L. & Mcginty, P. (eds.). Cham: Springer Netherlands, p. 301-323 23 p. (Astrophysics and Space Science Proceedings; vol. 52).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

GOCE
sensitivity analysis
aerodynamics
Sensitivity analysis
Aerodynamics

Improved collaborative optimization in multidisciplinary design optimization problems

Zhang, S., Minisci, E., Liu, M., Huang, Y. & Riccardi, A., 26 Sep 2018. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceProceeding

Open Access
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Design optimization

Low-fidelity modelling for aerodynamic characteristics of re-entry objects

Benedetti, G., Viola, N., Minisci, E., Falchi, A. & Vasile, M., 1 Apr 2018, Stardust Final Conference: Advances in Asteroids and Space Debris Engineering and Science. Vasile, M., Minisci, E., Summerer, L. & Mcginty, P. (eds.). Cham: Springer Netherlands, p. 247-264 18 p. (Astrophysics and Space Science Proceedings; vol. 52).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

aerodynamic characteristics
reentry
Reentry
aerodynamics
Aerodynamics

Optimal sizing of electric multirotor configurations

Avanzini, G., de Angelis, E. L., Giulietti, F. & Minisci, E., 31 May 2018, (Accepted/In press).

Research output: Contribution to conferenceProceeding

Open Access
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Evolutionary algorithms

Optimisation based analysis of the effect of particle spatial distribution on the elastic behaviour of PRMMC

Gentile, L., Giugliano, D., Cestino, E., Frulla, G. & Minisci, E., 11 Jun 2018. 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
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Spatial distribution
Composite materials
Metals
Global optimization
Sensitivity analysis
2017
Open Access
File
Reentry
Heat transfer coefficients
Sensitivity analysis
Geometry
Hypersonic aerodynamics

Computational intelligence in aerospace science and engineering [Guest Editorial]

Vasile, M., Minisci, E. & Tang, K., 1 Nov 2017, In : IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine. 12, 4, p. 12-13 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Open Access
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Artificial intelligence
Aerospace industry
Multiobjective optimization
Large scale systems

DSMC-based correction factor for low-fidelity hypersonic aerodynamics of re-entering objects and space debris

Falchi, A., Minisci, E., Vasile, M., Rastelli, D. & Bellini, N., 3 Jul 2017, p. 1-15. 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Space debris
Hypersonic aerodynamics
Drag
Gravitation
Monte Carlo methods

FOSTRAD: An advanced open source tool for re-entry analysis

Falchi, A., Renato, V., Minisci, E. & Vasile, M., 30 Oct 2017. 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Asteroids
Reentry
Debris
Trajectories
Ablation
Open Access
File
High Dimensional Model Representation
Reentry
reentry
sensitivity analysis
debris

Shock-conforming mesh generation for aerodynamic analyses at supersonic regimes

Herrera Montojo, J., Fossati, M. & Minisci, E., 3 Nov 2017, In : Computers and Fluids. 157, p. 276-293 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Mesh generation
Supersonic flow
Shock waves
Aerodynamics
Hypersonic vehicles

Uncertainty based multidisciplinary design optimisation of conventional space transportation systems

Maddalena, G., Diveu, A., Ducamp, C., Minisci, E. & Riccardi, A., 13 Jul 2017. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceSpeech

Propulsion
Design optimization
Uncertainty
Costs

Uncertainty treatment in the GOCE re-entry

Minisci, E., Serra, R., Vasile, M., Riccardi, A., Grey, S. & Lemmens, S., 13 Nov 2017. 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Reentry
Polynomial approximation
Normal distribution
Uncertainty
Interpolation
2016
11 Citations

Aerodynamic design optimization of wind turbine rotors under geometric uncertainty

Campobasso, M. S., Minisci, E. & Caboni, M., 1 Jan 2016, In : Wind Energy. 19, 1, p. 51-65 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Aerodynamic Design
Wind Turbine
Blade
Wind turbines
Rotor
2 Citations

Analysis of the de-orbiting and re-entry of space objects with high area to mass ratio

Vasile, M., Minisci, E., Serra, R., Beck, J. & Holbrough, I., 13 Sep 2016, AIAA/AAS Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, 2016. Reston, 27 p. 2016-5678. (AIAA Space Forum).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
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reentry
Reentry
mass ratios
atmospheric density
aerodynamic forces

Debris re-entry modeling using high dimensional derivative based uncertainty quantification

Mehta, P. M., Kubicek, M., Minisci, E. & Vasile, M., 2016, Astrodynamics 2015: Proceedings of the AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference held August 9–13, 2015, Vail, Colorado, U.S.A.. Majji, M., Turner, J. D., Wawrzyniak, G. G. & Cerven, W. T. (eds.). San Diego, California, Vol. 156. p. 3993-4011 19 p. AAS 15-557. (Advances in Astronautical Sciences).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
reentry
Reentry
debris
Debris
trajectory

Multi-fidelity model fusion and uncertainty quantification using high dimensional model representation

Kubicek, M., Mehta, P. M., Minisci, E. & Vasile, M., 14 Feb 2016, Spaceflight Mechanics 2016: Proceedings of the 26th AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting held February 14–18, 2016, Napa, California, U.S.A. Zanetti, R., Russell, R. P., Ozimek, M. T. & Bowes, A. L. (eds.). San Diego, California, p. 1987-2002 16 p. AAS 16-491. (Advances in the Astronautical Sciences; vol. 158).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Fusion reactions
fusion
Reentry
aerothermodynamics
Uncertainty

Spaceplane trajectory optimisation with evolutionary-based initialisation

Maddock, C. & Minisci, E., 9 Dec 2016, Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence. Piscataway: IEEE, 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
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Propulsion
Trajectories
Transcription
Rockets
Orbits
1 Citations

Surrogate model for probabilistic modeling of atmospheric entry for small NEO's

Mehta, P. M., Kubicek, M., Minisci, E. & Vasile, M., 14 Feb 2016, Spaceflight Mechanics 2016: Proceedings of the 26th AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting held February 14–18, 2016, Napa, California, U.S.A. Zanetti, R., Russell, R. P., Ozimek, M. T. & Bowes, A. L. (eds.). San Diego, California, p. 1807-1822 16 p. AAS 16-245. (Advances in the Astronautical Sciences; vol. 158).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
atmospheric entry
near Earth objects
Ablation
entry
Evaporation
4 Citations

Wind turbine design optimization under environmental uncertainty

Caboni, M., Campobasso, M. S. & Minisci, E., 1 Aug 2016, In : Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power. 138, 8, 10 p., 082601.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wind turbines
Turbines
Rotors
Airfoils
Wind power
2015

An open source hypersonic aerodynamic and aerothermodynamic modelling tool

Mehta, P., Minisci, E., Vasile, M., Walker, A. C. & Brown, M., 2 Mar 2015. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Asteroids
Reentry
Hypersonic aerodynamics
Debris
Aerodynamics

A novel model for uncertainty propagation analysis applied for human thermal comfort evaluation

Manuello Bertetto, A., Besalduch, L. A., Minisci, E., Kubicek, M. & Ricciu, R., 1 Nov 2015, In : WSEAS Transactions on Environment and Development. 11, p. 246-255 10 p., 27.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Thermal comfort
air temperature
uncertainty
insulation
Air

Comparison of non-intrusive approaches to uncertainty propagation in orbital mechanics

Tardioli, C., Kubicek, M., Vasile, M., Minisci, E. & Riccardi, A., 9 Aug 2015, Astrodynamics 2015: Proceedings of the AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference held August 9–13, 2015, Vail, Colorado, U.S.A.. Majji, M., Turner, J. D., Wawrzyniak, G. G. & Cerven, W. T. (eds.). San Diego, California, p. 3979-3992 14 p. AAS 15-545. (Advances in Astrnautical Sciences; vol. 156).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
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orbital mechanics
mechanics
Mechanics
polynomials
Polynomials
7 Citations
High Dimensional Model Representation
Dimensional Analysis
Sensitivity analysis
Sensitivity Analysis
Interpolation
9 Citations

Incremental planning of multi-gravity assist trajectories

Vasile, M., Romero Martin, J. M., Masi, L., Minisci, E., Epenoy, R., Martinot, V. & Baig, J. F., Oct 2015, In : Acta Astronautica. 115, p. 407-421 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Gravitation
Trajectories
Planning
Planets
Scheduling
3 Citations

Multi-population inflationary differential evolution algorithm with adaptive local restart

Di Carlo, M., Vasile, M. & Minisci, E., 10 Sep 2015, 2015 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2015 - Proceedings. p. 632-639 8 p. 7256950

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
5 Citations

Optimisation of ascent and descent trajectories for lifting body space access vehicles

Toso, F., Riccardi, A., Minisci, E. & Maddock, C. A., 14 Oct 2015, p. 1-12. 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Trajectories
Takeoff
Landing
Orbits
Transcription

Wind turbine design optimization under environmental uncertainty

Caboni, M., Campobasso, M. S. & Minisci, E., 15 Jun 2015, Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo 2015. Vol. 9.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Wind turbines
Turbines
Rotors
Airfoils
Wind power
2014
5 Citations

Adaptive inflationary differential evolution

Minisci, E. & Vasile, M., 6 Jul 2014, p. 1792-1799. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
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Adaptive algorithms
Sensitivity analysis
2 Citations

Incremental planning of multi-gravity assist trajectories

Romero Martin, J. M., Masi, L., Vasile, M., Minisci, E., Epenoy, R., Martinot, V. & Fontdecaba Baig, J., 29 Sep 2014, p. IAC-14-C1.9.2. 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
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Gravitation
trajectory
Trajectories
gravity
Planning
2 Citations

Influence of boundary layer transition on the trajectory optimisation of a reusable launch vehicle

Wuilbercq, R., Pescetelli, F., Minisci, E. & Brown, R., 16 Jun 2014. 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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Trajectory Optimization
Launch vehicles
Boundary Layer
Boundary layers
Trajectories

Multi-population adapative inflationary differential evolution

Di Carlo, M., Vasile, M. & Minisci, E., 13 Sep 2014, p. 41-54.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
2 Citations

Robust aerodynamic design optimization of horizontal axis wind turbine rotors

Caboni, M., Minisci, E. & Campobasso, M. S., 14 Nov 2014, Advances in Evolutionary and Deterministic Methods for Design, Optimization and Control in Engineering and Sciences. Greiner, D., Galván, B., Periaux, J., Gauger, N., Giannakoglou, K. C. & Winter, G. (eds.). Switzerland, p. 225-240 16 p. (Computational Methods in Applied Sciences; vol. 36).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Aerodynamic Design
Robust Design
Wind Turbine
Wind turbines
Rotor
3 Citations

Robust multi-disciplinary design and optimisation of a reusable launch vehicle

Wuilbercq, R., Pescetelli, F., Mogavero, A., Minisci, E. & Brown, R., 16 Jun 2014. 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
Launch vehicles
Rockets
Hypersonic vehicles
Optimization
Methodology
2013
3 Citations

Computational methods in engineering design and optimization: editorial article

Vasile, M., Minisci, E. & Quagliarella, D., Apr 2013, In : Engineering Computations. 30, 4, p. 468 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

File
Computational methods
Power generation
Large scale systems
Aerodynamics
Mechanics
1 Citations

Global error estimation in CFD mesh coarsening process for uncertainty quantification methods

Kubicek, M. & Minisci, E., 23 Sep 2013, p. Paper IAC-13-C2.7.3x18517. 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
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Coarsening
Error analysis
Computational fluid dynamics
Chaos theory
Polynomials

Re-entry trajectory optimization for a SSTO vehicle in the presence of atmosheric uncertainties

Pescetelli, F., Minisci, E. & Brown, R., 1 Jul 2013. 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
Reentry
Orbits
Trajectories
Vehicle performance
Uncertain systems

Robust aerodynamic design optimisation of horizontal axis wind turbine rotors

Caboni, M., Minisci, E. & Campobasso, M. S., 7 Oct 2013.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

7 Citations

Robust design of a reentry unmanned space vehicle by multifidelity evolution control

Minisci, E. & Vasile, M., Jun 2013, In : AIAA Journal. 51, 6, p. 1284-1295 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
Reentry
Transcription
Heat flux
Aerodynamics
Neural networks
2012

Approximated computation of belief functions for robust design optimization

Vasile, M., Minisci, E. & Wijnands, Q., 23 Apr 2012. 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
Belief Functions
Robust Optimization
Robust Design
Epistemic Uncertainty
Evidence Theory
7 Citations

Ascent trajectory optimisation for a single-stage-to-orbit vehicle with hybrid propulsion

Pescetelli, F., Minisci, E., Maddock, C., Taylor, I. & Brown, R., Sep 2012.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
Propulsion
Orbits
Trajectories
Earth (planet)
Vehicle performance

Optimal dynamic operations scheduling for small-scale satellites

Komninou, E., Vasile, M. & Minisci, E., 1 Oct 2012. 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
Scheduling
Satellites
Electric power utilization
Planning
Subsystem
2 Citations

Robust aerodynamic design of variable speed wind turbine rotors

Minisci, E., Campobasso, M. S. & Vasile, M., Jun 2012. 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
Wind turbines
Aerodynamics
Rotors
Normal distribution
Airfoils

Robust aerodynamic design optimization of variable speed wind turbine rotors

Caboni, M., Minisci, E., Campobasso, M. S. & Padulo, M., 13 Sep 2012. 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
Aerodynamic Design
Robust Design
Wind Turbine
Wind turbines
Rotor
2011
75 Citations

An inflationary differential evolution algorithm for space trajectory optimization

Vasile, M., Minisci, E. & Locatelli, M., Apr 2011, In : IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation. 15, 2, p. 267-281 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
Trajectory Optimization
Differential Evolution Algorithm
Differential Evolution
Dynamical systems
Dynamical system
3 Citations
Open Access
File
Flight control systems
Scheduling
Aircraft
Longitudinal control
Jet aircraft