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An open-source MDAO framework written in Python.

Publications

Here is a list of technical publications written by the OpenMDAO development team and a couple of our local users:

  • [PDF] E. S. Hendricks, R. D. Falck, and J. S. Gray, “Simultaneous propulsion system and trajectory optimization,” in 18th aiaa/issmo multidisciplinary analysis and optimization conference, Denver, CO, 2017.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{hendricks_pointer_pycycle_2017,
    Address = {Denver, CO},
    Author = {Hendricks, Erick S. and Falck, Robert D. and Gray, Justin S.},
    Booktitle = {18th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference},
    Month = {June},
    Title = {Simultaneous Propulsion System and Trajectory Optimization},
    Year = {2017},
    pdf = {http://openmdao.org/pubs/hendricks_pointer_pycycle_2017.pdf}
    }
  • [PDF] R. D. Falck, J. C. Chin, S. L. Schnulo, J. M. Burt, and J. S. Gray, “Trajectory optimization of electric aircraft subject to subsystem thermal constraints,” in 18th aiaa/issmo multidisciplinary analysis and optimization conference, Denver, CO, 2017.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{falck_electric_thermal_2017,
    Address = {Denver, CO},
    Author = {Falck, Robert D. and Chin, Jeffrey C. and Schnulo, Sydney L. and Burt, Jonathan M. and Gray, Justin S.},
    Booktitle = {18th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference},
    Month = {June},
    Title = {Trajectory Optimization of Electric Aircraft Subject to Subsystem Thermal Constraints},
    Year = {2017},
    pdf = {http://openmdao.org/pubs/falck_traj_opt_electric_2017.pdf}
    }
  • [PDF] [DOI] J. Gray, J. Chin, T. Hearn, E. Hendricks, T. Lavelle, and J. R. R. A. Martins, “Chemical equilibrium analysis with adjoint derivatives for propulsion cycle analysis,” Journal of propulsion and power, vol. 33, iss. 5, pp. 1041-1052, 2017.
    [Bibtex]
    @article{gray_chemeq_jpp_2017,
    Author = {Justin Gray and Jeffrey Chin and Tristan Hearn and Eric Hendricks and Thomas Lavelle and Joaquim R. R. A. Martins},
    Date-Added = {2016-02-18 18:25:10 +0000},
    Date-Modified = {2017-09-05 14:21:22 +0000},
    Doi = {10.2514/1.B36215},
    Journal = {Journal of Propulsion and Power},
    Month = {September},
    Number = {5},
    Pages = {1041--1052},
    Title = {Chemical Equilibrium Analysis with Adjoint Derivatives for Propulsion Cycle Analysis},
    Volume = {33 },
    Year = {2017},
    pdf = {http://openmdao.org/pubs/gray_pycycle_thermodynamics_jpp_2017.pdf}
    }
  • [PDF] [DOI] J. Gray, C. A. Mader, G. K. W. Kenway, and J. R. R. A. and Martins, “Approach to modeling boundary layer ingestion using a fully coupled propulsion-rans model,” in 55th aiaa aerospace sciences meeting (scitech), Grapevine, TX, 2017.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{gray_bli2017,
    Address = {Grapevine, TX},
    Author = {Justin Gray and Charles A. Mader and Gaetan K. W. Kenway and and Joaquim R. R. A. Martins},
    Booktitle = {55th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting (SciTech)},
    Doi = {10.2514/6.2017-1753},
    Month = {January},
    Title = {Approach to Modeling Boundary Layer Ingestion using a Fully Coupled Propulsion-RANS Model},
    Year = {2017},
    pdf = {http://openmdao.org/pubs/gray_bli_2017.pdf}
    }
  • [PDF] [DOI] R. D. Falck and J. S. Gray, “Parallel aircraft trajectory optimization with analytic derivatives,” in 17th aiaa/issmo multidisciplinary analysis and optimization conference, part of aiaa aviation 2016 (washington, dc), 2016.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{falck_2016,
    Title={Parallel Aircraft Trajectory Optimization with Analytic Derivatives},
    Author={Robert D. Falck and Justin S. Gray},
    Booktitle={17th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference, part of AIAA Aviation 2016 (Washington, DC)},
    doi={10.2514/6.2016-3207},
    notes={AIAA-2016-3207},
    Year={2016},
    pdf = {http://openmdao.org/pubs/Falck_Gray-2016-Parallel_Aircraft_Trajectory_Optimization_with_Analytic_Derivatives.pdf}
    }
  • [PDF] [DOI] D. T. Hearn, E. Hendricks, J. Chin, J. Gray, and D. K. T. Moore, “Optimization of turbine engine cycle analysis with analytic derivatives,” in 17th aiaa/issmo multidisciplinary analysis and optimization conference, part of aiaa aviation 2016 (washington, dc), 2016.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{hearn_2016,
    Title={Optimization of Turbine Engine Cycle Analysis with Analytic Derivatives},
    Author={Dr. Tristan Hearn and Eric Hendricks and Jeffrey Chin and Justin Gray and Dr. Kenneth T. Moore},
    Booktitle={17th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference, part of AIAA Aviation 2016 (Washington, DC)},
    doi={10.2514/6.2016-4297},
    notes={AIAA-2016-4297},
    Year={2016},
    pdf = {http://openmdao.org/pubs/Hearn_Hendricks_Chin_Gray_Moore-_2016_-Optimization_of_Turbine_Engine_Cycle_Analysis_with_Analytic_Derivatives.pdf}
    }
  • [PDF] A. Dener, P. Meng, J. Hicken, G. J. Kennedy, J. Hwang, and J. Gray, “Kona: a parallel optimization library for engineering-design problems,” in 54th aiaa aerospace sciences meeting, 2016.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{dener_kona_2016,
    Title={Kona: A Parallel Optimization Library for Engineering-Design Problems},
    Author={Alp Dener and Pengfei Meng and Jason Hicken and Graeme J. Kennedy and John Hwang and Justin Gray},
    Booktitle={54th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting},
    Year={2016},
    pdf = {http://openmdao.org/pubs/Dener_Meng_Hicken_Kennedy_Hwang_Gray-_2016_-Kona_AIAA_SciTech_2016.pdf}
    }
  • [PDF] J. Gray, J. Chin, T. Hearn, E. Hendricks, T. Lavelle, and J. R. R. A. Martins, “Thermodynamics of gas turbine cycles with analytic derivatives in openmdao,” in 54th aiaa aerospace sciences meeting, 2016.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{graypycycle2016,
    Title = {Thermodynamics of Gas Turbine Cycles With Analytic Derivatives in OpenMDAO},
    Author = {Gray, Justin and Chin, Jeffrey and Hearn, Tristan and Hendricks, Eric and Lavelle, Thomas and Martins, Joaquim R. R. A.},
    Booktitle = {54th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting},
    Year = {2016},
    Month = {January},
    pdf = {http://openmdao.org/pubs/Gray-_2016_-PyCycle_Thermodynamics.pdf}
    }
  • [PDF] J. Chin, J. Gray, S. Jones, and J. Berton, “Open-source conceptual sizing models for the hyperloop passenger pod,” in 2015 aiaa scitech conference, 2015.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{chinhyperloop2014,
    Title = {Open-Source Conceptual Sizing Models for the Hyperloop Passenger Pod},
    Author = {Jeffrey Chin and Justin Gray and Scott Jones and Jeff Berton},
    Booktitle = {2015 AIAA SciTech Conference},
    year = {2015},
    Month = {Janurary},
    Publisher = {American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics},
    pdf = {http://openmdao.org/pubs/Chin_Gray_Jones_Berton-_2015_-Hyperloop_Sizing_Thermal.pdf}
    }
  • [PDF] C. M. Heath, M. A. Park, E. J. Nielsen, J. Carlson, and J. Gray, “Aerodynamic shape optimization of a dual-stream supersonic plug nozzle,” in 2015 aiaa scitech conference, 2015.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{heathgray2015nozzleopt,
    Author = {Christopher M. Heath and Michael A. Park and Eric J. Nielsen and Jan-Renee Carlson and Justin Gray},
    BookTitle = {2015 AIAA SciTech Conference},
    Month = {January},
    Year = {2015},
    Title = {Aerodynamic Shape Optimization of a Dual-Stream Supersonic Plug Nozzle},
    Publisher = {American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics},
    pdf = {http://openmdao.org/pubs/Heath_Gray-_2015_-Nozzle_Shape_Optimization.pdf}
    }
  • [PDF] E. S. Hendricks, S. M. Jones, and J. S. Gray, “Design optimization of a variable-speed power-turbine,” in 50th aiaa/asme/sae/asee joint propulsion conference, Cleveland, Ohio, 2014.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{hendricks2014design,
    Title = {Design Optimization of a Variable-Speed Power-Turbine},
    Author = {Hendricks, Eric S. and Jones, Scott M. and Gray, Justin S.},
    Address = {Cleveland, Ohio},
    Booktitle = {50TH AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference},
    Note = {AIAA-2014-3445},
    Month = {July},
    Organization = {AIAA},
    Year = {2014},
    pdf = {http://openmdao.org/pubs/Hendricks_Jones_Gray-_2014_-OTAC_Turbine_Opt.pdf}
    }
  • [PDF] [DOI] J. S. Gray, T. A. Hearn, K. T. Moore, J. Hwang, J. Martins, and A. Ning, “Automatic evaluation of multidisciplinary derivatives using a graph-based problem formulation in openmdao,” in 15th aiaa/issmo multidisciplinary analysis and optimization conference, 2014.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{gray2014derivatives,
    Author = {Justin S. Gray and Tristan A. Hearn and Kenneth T. Moore and John Hwang and Joaquim Martins and Andrew Ning},
    Booktitle = {15th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference},
    Doi = {doi:10.2514/6.2014-2042},
    Month = {2014/07/08},
    Publisher = {American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics},
    Title = {Automatic Evaluation of Multidisciplinary Derivatives Using a Graph-Based Problem Formulation in OpenMDAO},
    Url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/6.2014-2042},
    Year = {2014},
    pdf = {http://openmdao.org/pubs/Gray_Hearn_Moore_EtAl-_2014_-Multidisciplinary_Derivatives.pdf}
    }
  • [PDF] J. Gray, K. T. Moore, T. A. Hearn, and B. A. Naylor, “Standard platform for benchmarking multidisciplinary design analysis and optimization architectures,” Aiaa journal, vol. 51, iss. 10, pp. 2380-2394, 2013.
    [Bibtex]
    @article{GrayBenmarking2013,
    Author={Gray, Justin and Moore, Kenneth T. and Hearn, Tristan A. and Naylor, Bret A.},
    Title={Standard Platform for Benchmarking Multidisciplinary Design Analysis and Optimization Architectures},
    Journal={AIAA Journal},
    Year={2013},
    Month={Oct},
    Day={01},
    Publisher={American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics},
    Volume={51},
    Number={10},
    Pages={2380--2394},
    Issn={0001-1452},
    pdf={http://openmdao.org/pubs/Gray_Moore_Hearn_Naylor-_2013_-Benchmarking.pdf}
    }
  • [PDF] D. Pate, J. Gray, and B. German, “A graph theoretic approach to problem formulation for multidisciplinary design analysis and optimization,” Structural and multidisciplinary optimization, vol. 51, iss. 5, pp. 743-760, 2013.
    [Bibtex]
    @article{OpenMDAOGraph2013,
    Author = {Pate, DavidJ. and Gray, Justin and German, BrianJ.},
    Issn = {1615-147X},
    Journal = {Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization},
    Keywords = {Graph theory; Multidisciplinary design optimization; Problem formulation},
    Language = {English},
    Pages = {743-760},
    Volume={51},
    Number={5},
    Publisher = {Springer Berlin Heidelberg},
    Title = {A graph theoretic approach to problem formulation for multidisciplinary design analysis and optimization},
    Year = {2013},
    pdf = {http://openmdao.org/pubs/Pate_Gray_German-_2013_-Graph_Problem_Formulation_SMO.pdf}
    }
  • [PDF] C. M. Heath and J. S. Gray, “OpenMDAO: Framework for Flexible Multidisciplinary Design, Analysis and Optimization Methods,” in 8th aiaa multidisciplinary design optimization specialist conference (mdo), Honolulu, Hawaii, 2012, pp. 1-13.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{Heath2012,
    Address = {Honolulu, Hawaii},
    Author = {Heath, Chritopher M. and Gray, Justin S.},
    Booktitle = {8th AIAA Multidisciplinary Design Optimization Specialist Conference (MDO)},
    pdf = {http://openmdao.org/pubs/Heath_Gray-_2012_-OpenMDAO_Frameork_for_Flexible_Multidisciplinary_Design_Analysis_and_Optimization_Methods.pdf},
    Pages = {1--13},
    Title = {{OpenMDAO: Framework for Flexible Multidisciplinary Design, Analysis and Optimization Methods}},
    Year = {2012}
    }
  • [PDF] J. S. Gray, K. T. Moore, T. A. Hearn, and B. A. Naylor, “A Standard Platform for Testing and Comparison of MDAO Architectures,” in 8th aiaa multidisciplinary design optimization specialist conference (mdo), Honolulu, Hawaii, 2012, pp. 1-26.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{Gray2012,
    Address = {Honolulu, Hawaii},
    Author = {Gray, Justin S. and Moore, Kenneth T. and Hearn, Tristan A. and Naylor, Bret A},
    Booktitle = {8th AIAA Multidisciplinary Design Optimization Specialist Conference (MDO)},
    pdf = {http://openmdao.org/pubs/Gray_Moore_Hearn_Naylor-_2012_-A_Standard_Platform_for_Testing_and_Comparison_of_MDAO_Architectures.pdf},
    Pages = {1--26},
    Title = {{A Standard Platform for Testing and Comparison of MDAO Architectures}},
    Year = {2012}
    }
  • [PDF] R. M. Coroneos and S. Pai, “Deterministic design optimization of structures in openmdao framework,” in Nasa/tm 217433, 2012.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{Coroneos2012,
    Author = {R. M. Coroneos, and Pai, Shantaram},
    Booktitle = {NASA/TM 217433},
    Title = {Deterministic Design Optimization of Structures in OpenMDAO Framework},
    Month = {April},
    Year = {2012},
    pdf = {http://openmdao.org/pubs/Coroneos_Pai-_2012_-Deterministic_Design_Optimization_of_Structures_in_OpenMDAO_Framework.pdf}
    }
  • [PDF] R. M. Coroneos, “Structural analysis and optimization of a composite fan blade for future aircraft engine,” in Nasa/tm 217632, 2012.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{Coroneos2012,
    Author = {Coroneos, Rula M.},
    Booktitle = {NASA/TM 217632},
    Title = {Structural Analysis and Optimization of a Composite Fan Blade for Future Aircraft Engine},
    Month = {August},
    Year = {2012},
    pdf = {http://openmdao.org/pubs/Coroneos-_2012_-Structural_Analysis_and_Optimization_of_a_Composite_Fan_Blade_for_Future_Aircraft_Engine.pdf}
    }
  • [PDF] K. T. Moore, “Calculation of sensitivity derivatives in an mdao framework,” in 14th aiaa/issmo multidisciplinary analysis and optimization conference, Indianapolis, Indiana, 2012.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{openmdao_derivatives,
    Address = {Indianapolis, Indiana},
    Author = {Moore, Kenneth T.},
    Booktitle = {14th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference},
    Month = {September},
    Organization = {AIAA},
    Title = {Calculation of Sensitivity Derivatives in an MDAO Framework},
    Year = {2012},
    pdf = {http://openmdao.org/pubs/Moore-_2012_-Calculation_of_Sensitivity_Derivatives_in_an_MDAO_Framework.pdf}
    }
  • [PDF] J. S. Gray, K. T. Moore, and B. A. Naylor, “Openmdao: an open-source framework for multidisciplinary analysis and optimization,” in 13th aiaa/issmo multidisciplinary analysis and optimization conference, fort worth, tx, aiaa, aiaa-2010-9101, Fort Worth, Texas, 2010.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{gray_openmdao2010_b,
    Address = {Fort Worth, Texas},
    Annote = {2010-9101},
    Author = {Gray, Justin S. and Moore, Kenneth T. and Naylor, Bret A.},
    Booktitle = {13th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference, Fort Worth, TX, AIAA, AIAA-2010-9101},
    Month = {August},
    Organization = {AIAA},
    Title = {OpenMDAO: An Open-Source Framework for Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization},
    url = {http://www.aric.or.kr/treatise/journal/content.asp?idx=134451},
    Year = {2010},
    pdf = {http://openmdao.org/pubs/Gray_Moore_Naylor-_2010_-OPENMDAO_An_Open_Source_Framework_for_Multidisciplinary_Analysis_and_Optimization.pdf}
    }
  • [PDF] K. T. Moore, B. A. Naylor, and J. S. Gray, “The development of an open-source framework for multidisciplinary analysis and optimization,” in 10th aiaa/issmo multidisciplinary analysis and optimization conference, Victoria, Canada, 2008.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{openmdao_1,
    Address = {Victoria, Canada},
    Author = {Moore, K.T. and Naylor, B.A. and Gray, J.S.},
    Booktitle = {10th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference},
    Month = {August},
    Note = {AIAA 2008-6069},
    Organization = {AIAA},
    Title = {The Development of an Open-Source Framework for Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization},
    Year = {2008},
    pdf = {http://openmdao.org/pubs/Moore_Naylor_Gray-_2008_-The_Development_of_an_Open_Source_Framework_for_Multidisciplinary_Analysis_and_Optimization.pdf}
    }
  • [PDF] J. S. Gray and J. L. Briggs, “Design of a Model Execution Framework : Repetitive Object-Oriented Simulation Environment,” in 44th aiaa/asme/sae/asse joint propulsion conference and exhibit, Hartford, CT, 2008, pp. 1-28.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{Gray2008,
    Address = {Hartford, CT},
    Author = {Gray, Justin S and Briggs, Jeffery L},
    Booktitle = {44th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASSE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit},
    Month = {July},
    Pages = {1--28},
    Title = {{Design of a Model Execution Framework : Repetitive Object-Oriented Simulation Environment}},
    Year = {2008},
    pdf = {http://openmdao.org/pubs/Gray_Briggs-_2008_-Design_of_a_Model_Execution_Framework_Repetitive_Object-Oriented_Simulation_Environment.pdf},
    }

 

 

 

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