AIAA Stability and Control Prediction Workshop


- Sponsored by the AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Technical Committee
- Establish best practices for the prediction of Stability and Control derivatives with RANS or DES – based CFD

General Objectives

- Establish best practices for the prediction of S&C derivatives with RANS or DES – based CFD and to assess the limitations of these CFD methods when those best practices are applied
- Provide an impartial forum for evaluating the effectiveness of existing computer codes and modeling techniques using RANS and DES solver
- Identify areas in need of additional research and development

Focus of Workshop I (held in 2021)
The inaugural 2-day workshop will use the ONERA version of the NASA/Boeing Common Research Model (CRM). It includes the wing, body and horizontal tail as well as a vertical tail designed by ONERA. This model has been tested in a wind tunnel with longitudinal test results having been published. There also exists unpublished data for this model at small sideslip angles. In this workshop, participant predictions of yawing moment, rolling moment and side force at sideslip will be compared to this unpublished data. Optionally, participants will predict the effects of the wind tunnel support sting on these moments and force.

General Information
- This workshop is open to participants worldwide. Efforts will be made to ensure representation from all areas of industry, academia and government laboratories.
- Participation in the prediction studies is not required to attend the workshop. Everyone is welcome!
- Open forums will be included in the workshop to discuss the solutions and modeling techniques.
- Results will be made available after the workshop in an AIAA paper.
- AIAA membership is not required.

Organizing Committee
Tom Chyczewski - Penn State Applied Research Lab
Aurelia Cartieri - ONERA
Mike Foster - Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation
Brad Green - Naval Air Systems Command
Steve Klausmeyer - Textron Aviation
Andrew Lofthouse - USAF Flight Mechanics Branch
Walt Silva - NASA Langley Research Center
Will Thomas - Air Force Life Cycle Management Center

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