Inverse design of 2-D airfoil via vibrational genetic algorithm

Within this study, it is aimed to provide an efficient algorithm for inverse design of 2-D airfoil in different flow conditions. For this purpose, as a stochastic search method, current vibrational genetic algorithm (VGA) is improved and used to accelerate the algorithm for inverse design. From the results obtained, it is concluded that VGA decreased the required time for optimal airfoil solution beside its simplicity. Low population rate and short generation cycle are the main benefits ofvibrational genetic algorithm.


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