### Recent Submissions

• #### On intermediate-scale open-sea experiments on floating offshore structures: Feasibility and application on a spar support for offshore wind turbines ﻿

(Marine Structures, 2018-06-28)
Experimental investigation of floating structures represents the most direct way for achieving their dynamic identification and it is particularly valuable for relatively new concepts, such as floating supports for offshore ...
• #### REFINED ISOGEOMETRIC ANALYSIS: A SOLVER-BASED DISCRETIZATION METHOD ﻿

(2018-06-22)
Isogeometric analysis (IGA) is a computational approach frequently employed nowadays to study problems governed by partial differential equations (PDEs). This approach defines the geometry using conventional computer-aided ...
• #### Efficient quadrature rules for subdivision surfaces in isogeometric analysis ﻿

(Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 2018-10)
We introduce a new approach to numerical quadrature on geometries defined by subdivision surfaces based on quad meshes in the context of isogeometric analysis. Starting with a sparse control mesh, the subdivision process ...
• #### Fast 2.5D Finite Element Simulations of Borehole Resistivity Measurements ﻿

(Computational Geosciences, 2018-05-29)
We develop a rapid 2.5-dimensional (2.5D) finite element method for simulation of borehole resistivity measurements in transversely isotropic (TI) media. The method combines arbitrary high-order $H^1$ - and $H$ (curl)-conforming ...
• #### A $C^0$ INTERIOR PENALTY DISCONTINUOUS GALERKIN METHOD FOR FOURTH ORDER TOTAL VARIATION FLOW ﻿

(Journal of Mathematical analysis and applications, 2017)
We consider the numerical solution of a fourth order total variation flow problem representing surface relaxation below the roughening temperature. Based on a regularization and scaling of the nonlinear fourth order parabolic ...
• #### Finite Element Simulations of Logging-While-Drilling and Extra-Deep Azimuthal Resistivity Measurements using Non-Fitting Grids ﻿

(Computational Geosciences, 2018-04-27)
We propose a discretization technique using non-fitting grids to simulate magnetic field-based resistivity logging measurements. Non-fitting grids are convenient because they are simpler to generate and handle than fitting ...
• #### Highly-accurate 5-axis flank CNC machining with conical tools ﻿

(The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 2018-04)
A new method for $5$-axis flank computer numerically controlled (CNC) machining using a predefined set of tappered ball-end-mill tools (aka conical) cutters is proposed. The space of lines that admit tangential motion of ...
• #### On Adomian Based Numerical Schemes for Euler and Navier-Stokes Equations, and Application to Aeroacoustic Propagation ﻿

(2018-03-12)
In this thesis, an Adomian Based Scheme (ABS) for the compressible Navier-Stokes equations is constructed, resulting in a new multiderivative type scheme not found in the context of fluid dynamics. Moreover, this scheme ...
• #### Super Abrasive Machining of Integral Rotary Components Using Grinding Flank Tools ﻿

(Metals, 2018-01-01)
Manufacturing techniques that are applied to turbomachinery components represent a challenge in the aeronautic sector. These components require high resistant super-alloys in order to satisfy the extreme working conditions ...
• #### Goal-Oriented Adaptivity using Unconventional Error Representations ﻿

(2017-09)
In Goal-Oriented Adaptivity (GOA), the error in a Quantity of Interest (QoI) is represented using global error functions of the direct and adjoint problems. This error representation is subsequently bounded above by ...
• #### Time-resolved Adaptive Direct FEM Simulation of High-lift Aircraft Configurations ﻿

(Numerical simulation of the aerodynamics of high-lift configurations, 2017-08-01)
Our simulation methodology is referred to as Direct FEM Simulation (DFS), or General Galerkin (G2) and uses a finite element method (FEM) with piecewise linear approximation in space and time, and with numerical stabilization ...
• #### Dispersion-minimizing quadrature rules for $C^1$ quadratic isogeometric analysis ﻿

(Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 2017-09-20)
We develop quadrature rules for the isogeometric analysis of wave propagation and structural vibrations that minimize the discrete dispersion error of the approximation. The rules are optimal in the sense that they only ...
• #### Goal-Oriented p-Adaptivity using Unconventional Error Representations for a 1D Steady State Convection-Diffusion Problem ﻿

(Procedia Computer Science, 2017)
This work proposes the use of an alternative error representation for Goal-Oriented Adaptivity (GOA) in context of steady state convection dominated diffusion problems. It introduces an arbitrary operator for the computation ...
• #### ICCS 2017 Workshop on Agent-Based Simulations, Adaptive Algorithms and Solvers ﻿

(Procedia Computer Science, 2017)
This workshop seeks to integrate results from different domains of computer science, computational science, and mathematics. We welcome simulation papers, either hard simulations using finite element or finite difference ...
• #### A numerical study on the hydrodynamic impact of device slenderness and array size in wave energy farms in realistic wave climates ﻿

(Ocean Engineering, 2017-07-10)
The future of wave energy converters lies in the design and realization of farms comprising of several devices, given the level of actual power flow for the individual devices and because of several operational issues. ...
• #### Layout Optimisation of Wave Energy Converter Arrays ﻿

(Energies, 2017-08-24)
This paper proposes an optimisation strategy for the layout design of wave energy converter (WEC) arrays. Optimal layouts are sought so as to maximise the absorbed power given a minimum q-factor, the minimum distance between ...
• #### Optimally refined isogeometric analysis ﻿

(Procedia Computer Science, 2017-06)
Performance of direct solvers strongly depends upon the employed discretization method. In particular, it is possible to improve the performance of solving Isogeometric Analysis (IGA) discretizations by introducing multiple ...
• #### Automatic fitting of conical envelopes to free-form surfaces for flank CNC machining ﻿

(Computer Aided Design, 2017-10)
We propose a new algorithm to detect patches of free-form surfaces that can be well approximated by envelopes of a rotational cone under a rigid body motion. These conical envelopes are a preferable choice from the ...
• #### Group-level progressive alterations in brain connectivity patterns revealed by diffusion-tensor brain networks across severity stages in Alzheimer's disease ﻿

(Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 2017-07-01)
Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a chronically progressive neurodegenerative disease highly correlated to aging. Whether AD originates by targeting a localized brain area and propagates to the rest of the brain across ...
• #### Towards HPC-Embedded Case Study: Kalray and Message-Passing on NoC ﻿

(Scalable Computing, 2017)
Today one of the most important challenges in HPC is the development of computers with a low power consumption. In this context, recently, new embedded many-core systems have emerged. One of them is Kalray. Unlike other ...