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Adjoint-based Optimisation of Industrial and Unsteady Flows:
Welcome to the AboutFlow Project Website

Sensitivity of drag with respect to surface deformation.
Red: push in, blue: pull out to reduce drag.
Image courtesy of Volkswagen AG

About Flow is an Initial Training Network (ITN) funded by the European Commission running from November 2012 to October 2016. About Flow develops robust gradient-based optimisation methods using adjoint sensitivities for numerical optimisation of flows:

  • robust adjoint solvers with full 2nd Order accuracy and broad range of modelling capability
  • seamless integration of adjoint gradients into design chains
  • steady-state approaches with robust convergence, application of unsteady adjoints in industrial design.

Research funded by the European Commission - Marie Curie Actions

Seventh Framework Programme - The People Programme - Initial Training Network

Upcoming Events

Institute of Aeronautics and Applied Mechanics, Warsaw University of Technology & Masuria 21- 26 Jun 2015 :

Mesh generation and adaptation, including practical hands on sessions. Speakers from WUT, University of Michigan, INRIA and QMUL .

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