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Karthik Mani

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Laboratory
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Wyoming

Dept. 3295
1000 E University Ave
Laramie WY 82071

Email: karthik_mani -at- gatech.edu
           kmani -at- uwyo.edu

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Brief Resume

Publications:
(some downloadable)

Ph.D Thesis:

Mani, K., "Application of the Discrete Adjoint Method to Coupled Multidisciplinary Unsteady Flow Problems for Error Estimation and Optimization", Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, University of Wyoming, May 2009 (4.3 MB)


Journal Papers:

Mishra A., Mani, K., Mavriplis, D.J., Sitaraman, J., "Time dependent adjoint-based optimization for coupled fluid-structure problems", Journal of Computational Physics. Vol. 292, July 2015, pp. 253-271, doi:10.1016/j.jcp.2015.03.010

Mani, K., Mavriplis, D.J., "Error estimation and adaptation for functional outputs in time-dependent flow problems", Journal of Computational Physics. Vol. 229-2, January 2010, pp. 415-440, doi:10.1016/j.jcp.2009.09.034

Mani, K., Mavriplis, D.J., "Adjoint-Based Sensitivity Formulation for Fully Coupled Unsteady Aeroelasticity Problems", AIAA Journal, Vol. 47-8, August 2009, pp. 1902-1915

Mani, K., Mavriplis, D.J, "Unsteady Discrete Adjoint Formulation for Two-Dimensional Flow Problems with Deforming Meshes", AIAA Journal, Vol. 46-6, June 2008, pp. 1351-1364


Conference Papers:

Fabiano, E., Mishra, A., Mavriplis, D.J., Mani, K., "Time-dependent Aero-acoustic Adjoint-based Shape Optimization of Helicopter Rotors in Forward Flight" AIAA Paper 2016-1910, 57th AIAA/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, San Diego, CA, January 2016 (0.7MB)

Mishra, A., Mani, K., Mavriplis, D.J., Mani, K., "Time-dependent Aero-elastic Adjoint-based Aerodynamic Shape Optimization of Helicopter Rotors in Forward Flight" AIAA Paper 2015-1130, 56th AIAA/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Kissimmee, FL, January 2015 (1.53MB)

Mishra, A., Mani, K., Mavriplis, D.J., Sitaraman, J., "Time-dependent adjoint-based aerodynamic shape optimization applied to helicopter rotors", AHS International 70th Annual Forum, Montreal, Canada, May 2014 (1.65 MB)

Mavriplis, D.J., Mani, K., "Unstructured Mesh Solution Techniques using the NSU3D Solver" AIAA Paper 2014-0081, 52nd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, National Harbor, MD, January 2014 (6.4 MB)

Mishra, A., Mani, K., Mavriplis, D.J., Sitaraman, J., "Time Dependent Adjoint-based Optimization for Coupled Aeroelastic Problems" AIAA Paper 2013-2906, 31st AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, San Diego, CA, June 2013 (1.35 MB)

Mani, K., Mavriplis, D.J., "Geometry Optimization in Three-Dimensional Unsteady Flow Problems using the Discrete Adjoint ", AIAA Paper 2013-0662, 51st AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Grapevine, TX, January 2013 (1.1 MB)

Mani, K., Lockwood, B.A., Mavriplis, D.J., "Adjoint-based Unsteady Airfoil Design Optimization with Application to Dynamic Stall ", AHS International 68th Annual Forum, Fort Worth, TX, May 2012 (6.3 MB)

Mani, K., Mavriplis, D.J., "Efficient Solutions of the Euler Equations in a Time-Adaptive Space-Time Framework", AIAA Paper 2011-774, 49th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Orlando, FL, January 2011 (2.6 MB)

Mani, K., Mavriplis, D.J., "Spatially Non-Uniform Time-Step Adaptation for Functional Outputs in Unsteady Flow Problems", AIAA Paper 2010-121, 48th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Orlando, FL, January 2010 (1.7 MB)

Mani, K., Mavriplis, D.J., "Spatially Non-Uniform Time-Step Adaptation in Unsteady Flow Problems", 21st Century Challenges in Computational Engineering and Science. International symposium on the occasion of the 75th birthday of Antony Jameson, Princeton, NJ, November 2009 (2.1 MB)

Mani, K., Mavriplis, D.J., "Error Estimation and Adaptation for Functional Outputs in Time-Dependent Flow Problems", AIAA Paper 2009-1495, 47th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Orlando, FL, January 2009 (1.2 MB)

Mani, K., Mavriplis, D.J., "Linearization of the Coupled Unsteady Fluid-Structure Equations: Application to Flutter Control", AIAA Paper 2008-6242, 26th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, Honolulu, HI, August 2008 (496 KB)

Mani, K., Mavriplis, D.J., "Discrete Adjoint Based Time-Step Adaptation and Error Reduction in Unsteady Flow Problems", AIAA Paper 2007-3944, 18th AIAA Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference, Miami FL, June 2007 (481 KB)

Mani, K., Mavriplis, D.J., "An Unsteady Discrete Adjoint Formulation for Two-Dimensional Flow Problems with Deforming Meshes", AIAA Paper 2007-0060, 45th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Reno NV, January 2007 (2.2 MB)


© Karthik Mani - 2009