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immortality February 27, 2013 18:03

whats the general way to add an optimization algorithm?
 
how can use an optimization algorithm(like ant colony,swarm,genetic algorithm) to OF so that it can change and modify the geometry (blockMeshDict) according to the result of solution (cl,cd of naca0012 airfoil)
And in the way the algorithm dictate.
I want to know general process of doing that.
How the algorithm code can be add to OF?
Is it a very difficult work?
For example Is it suitable for Phd thesis?
Any guidance,idea,experience,link or only hint and just thought is really appreciated.
Thanks.

wyldckat February 27, 2013 18:33

I'll choose to give only a hint - use Google and search for:
Quote:

openfoam dakota
:D

immortality February 28, 2013 03:27

very nice hint dear Bruno.
I had not heard anything about dakota before.
Thank you.
Other comments are appreciated also !

immortality February 28, 2013 10:48

can add heuristic algorithms like genetic to the dakota?

immortality March 8, 2013 05:15

any other hint as well as dakota?(especially on heuristic algorithms)

immortality March 29, 2013 02:22

no idea about it?


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