REPRESENTATION METHOD EFFECTS ON VIBRATIONAL GENETIC ALGORITHM IN 2-D AIRFOIL DESIGN

  • Y. Volkan Pehlivanoglu
Keywords: Genetic algorithm, Parsec, Bezier, Optimization

Abstract

In this article, two different curve representation methods; Parsec and Bezier representation methods are tested
via vibrational genetic algorithm [VGA] to show the effect of representation method on search type optimization
process in 2-D airfoil design. From the results obtained, it is concluded that Parsec method has a better
performance in subsonic flow conditions within the inverse design problem. On the other hand, it is also
concluded that Bezier representation method is more efficient than Parsec in transonic flow regime.

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Published
2009-07-20
How to Cite
[1]
Y. Pehlivanoglu, “REPRESENTATION METHOD EFFECTS ON VIBRATIONAL GENETIC ALGORITHM IN 2-D AIRFOIL DESIGN”, JAST, vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 7-13, Jul. 2009.
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