Scientific Computing

Applications

Fluid Mechanics

Altaventus can offer services in the form of high fidelity numerical simulations for the whole Knudsen number scale. Few examples of our past and current activities are shared below.

  • External Aerodynamics – Aircraft, Wind Turbine, UAV Aerodynamic Characterization

  • Internal Aerodynamics – Turbomachinery, Combustion, Chemical Kinetics

Aerothermodynamics

Altaventus have considerable expertise in the modeling of complex flows which involve chemistry, thermal non-equilibrium, plasma, etc. Few examples of our past and current activities are shared below.

  • Hypersonic Flows – Two-temperature modeling

  • Plasma – Ionized flows, Particle-in-cell

  • Non-Equilibrium – Kinetic approaches such as Direct Simulation Monte Carlo

Flight Mechanics

Altaventus can perform flight mechanics analysis for various air and space vehicles, such as fixed and rotary wing aircraft, spacecraft, rockets, etc. Few examples of our past and current activities are shared below.

  • Dynamics and Control – Dynamic analysis and Control System development

  • Simulators and Trainers – Aerodynamic Modeling

  • Compound Aircraft Modeling – Development of compound vehicle dynamics and control

Space

Altaventus provides simulation based insight during design and operation phases of space projects. Few examples of our past and current activities are shared below.

  • Orbital Mechanics – Mission Design, Aerobraking, Aerocapture

  • Environmental Analysis – Plume Interaction, Thermal Analysis, Electrical Charging, Debris 

  • Space Propulsion – Chemical and Electrical Propulsion