Technical collaborations

During the development of the Project’s activities, RBF4AERO Consortium entered into agreement with several third parties. These technical collaborations were established with two main objectives:

  1. to widen the number of CFD solvers compatible with the RBF4AERO Benchmark Technology;
  2. to share RBF4AERO Benchmark Technology approaches and methodologies with other EU funded projects in order to disseminate and exploit achieved results.

The collaborations established by RBF4AERO Consortium are:

Independent software vendors

Engys s.r.l.

ENGYS develops, supports and delivers CAE software solutions for industry based on open-source technologies, offering a variety of expert products and services focused around the OPENFOAM® library for CFD and DAKOTA for MDO. ENGYS flagship CFD products are HELYX® and the Open Source GUI Helyx-OS. The company operates worldwide from 5 locations, namely: UK, Germany, Italy, Australia and USA. ENGYS’ highly skilled engineers and software developers have successfully managed and delivered numerous CAE projects across various industrial sectors for the past 15 years, including more than 10 years’ direct involvement in the application and development of both FOAM and OPENFOAM®.

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NUMECA Int. S.A.

NUMECA International is a leading developer and provider of CFD software systems for the multiphysics simulation and optimization of industrial products and processes. NUMECA software are used for the simulation of fluids, acoustics, thermal and coupled Fluid/Structure systems in a wide range of applications. NUMECA offers an extended suite of vertical application-driven software - FINE/Turbo, FINE/Marine, FINE/Open, FINE/Design, AutoDesign & AutoMesh - covering a broad range of applications for both internal and external flows. NUMECA software are used by first class worldwide enterprises in several industrial sectors such as turbomachinery, aeronautics, aerospace. 

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EU funded projects

RIBES

The R.I.B.E.S. (Radial basis functions at fluid Interface Boundaries to Envelope flow results for advanced Structural analysis) research project proposes an innovative approach for loads mapping based on Radial Basis Functions (RBF) theory. A technology previously developed in the field of mesh morphing (RBF Morph™) capable to deal with large dataset (millions of points) will be used to enable an accurate mapping. The meshless nature of the method facilitates all the complex tasks needed to properly exchange information between meshes.

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