|June 13, 2014, 17:10||
Minimizing force on a body
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In the case I am considering, I want to minimize the total force object by changing the position of the object. I am able to achieve minimization with respect to drag. I
1. In one of the previous threads , it was mentioned that , to minimize lift , I can set up the
OPT_OBJECTIVE = LIFT *-.001 . But this does not seem to work correctly. The lift computed in the function evaluation step after a gradient evaluation step moves in the direction of increasing lift. Moreover, the lift doesnt change from the initial state value. However, I have found that there is a location which gives near zero lift. Is there any other change I should make?
2. Is there anyway to give the resultant force as the objective?
|June 26, 2014, 00:10||
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Maybe the adjoint equation is not converging properly, could you please send us the case that you want to optimize?
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