← Louis Gagnon : Publications


revues scientifiques // scientific journals

16. Gagnon, L., Morandini, M., and Fournier, S. « Parametric optimization of a cyclogiro aircraft design for efficient hover with aeroelastic considerations », accompanying code, Journal of Applied and Computational Mechanics, 7(3):1774-1787, 2021, doi:10.22055/jacm.2021.35872.2752

15. Gagnon, L. « Numerical Investigation of Aerodynamic Fairings on a Cycloidal Rotor », accompanying videos, paper-only submission, in press in Notes on Numerical Fluid Mechanics and Multidisciplinary Design, Contributions to the 22nd STAB/DGLR Symposium, Göttingen, Germany, 2020.

14. Gagnon, L., Morandini, M., and Ghiringhelli, G.L., « A review of friction damping modeling and testing », Archive of Applied Mechanics, 90:107-126, 2020, doi:10.1007/s00419-019-01600-6

13. Gagnon, L., Morandini, M., and Ghiringhelli, G.L., « A review of particle damping modeling and testing », Journal of Sound and Vibration, 459, 2019, doi: 10.1016/j.jsv.2019.114865

12. Gagnon, L., Quaranta, G., and Schwaiger, M., « Open Source 3D CFD of a Quadrotor Cyclogyro Aircraft », OpenFOAM® (Selected papers of the 11th Workshop), Edited by Nóbrega J., Jasak H., 2019, doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-60846-4_27

11. Gagnon, L., Quaranta, G., Schwaiger, M., and Wills, D., « Aerodynamic analysis of an unmanned cyclogiro aircraft », accompanying videos, SAE Tech Paper 2018-01-6005, 2018, doi: 10.4271/2018-01-6005

10. Gagnon, L., Morandini, M., Quaranta, G., Masarati, P., Xisto, C.M., and Páscoa, J.C., « Aeroelastic Analysis of a Cycloidal Rotor Under Various Operating Conditions », AIAA Journal of Aircraft, 55(4):1675-1688, 2018, doi: 10.2514/1.C034005

9. Xisto, C.M., Leger, J.A., Páscoa, J.C., Gagnon, L., Masarati, P., Angeli, D., and Dumas, A. « Parametric Analysis of a Large-scale Cycloidal Rotor in Hovering Conditions », Journal of Aerospace Engineering, 30(1), 2017, doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)AS.1943-5525.0000658

8. Gagnon, L., Morandini, M., Quaranta, G., Muscarello, V., and Masarati, P., « Aerodynamic models for cycloidal rotor analysis », J. of Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, 88(2):215-231, 2016, doi: 10.1108/AEAT-02-2015-0047

7. Bilodeau, J.-P., Gagnon, L., and Doré, G., « Assessment of the relationship between the International Roughness Index and dynamic loading of heavy vehicles », Int. J. of Pavement Engineering, 18(8):693-701, 2017, doi: 10.1080/10298436.2015.1121780

6. Gagnon, L., Richard, M.J., and Doré, G., « A multibody dynamics model to assess the impact of road unevenness on the efficiency of a semitrailer truck », Int. J. of Vehicle Systems Modelling and Testing, 10(1):1-28, 2015, doi: 10.1504/IJVSMT.2015.067519

5. Múčka, P., and Gagnon, L., « Influence of tyre-road contact model on vehicle vibration response », Vehicle System Dynamics, 53(9):1227-1246, 2015, doi: 10.1080/00423114.2015.1041992

4. Gagnon, L., Doré, G., and Richard, M.J., « An overview of various new road profile quality evaluation criteria : part 1 », Int. J. of Pavement Engineering, 16(3):224-238, 2015, doi: 10.1080/10298436.2014.942814

3. Gagnon, L., Doré, G., and Richard, M.J., « An overview of various new road profile quality evaluation criteria : part 2 », Int. J. of Pavement Engineering, 16(9):784-796, 2015, doi: 10.1080/10298436.2014.960998

2. Gagnon, L., Richard, M.J., Masarati P., Morandini, M., and Doré, G., « An Implicit Ring Tire Model for Multibody Simulation with Energy Dissipation », Tire Science and Technology, 42(2):62-84, 2014, url: http://tiresciencetechnology.org/doi/abs/10.2346/tire.14.420203

1. Gagnon, L., Richard, M.J., and Lévesque, B., « Simulation of a rotating device that reduces the aerodynamic drag of an automobile », Trans. Can. Soc. Mech. Eng., 35(2):229-249, 2011, url: http://www.nrcresearchpress.com/doi/abs/10.1139/tcsme-2011-0014


thèses // theses

Gagnon, L., « Développement d'un modèle dynamique et quantification de l'influence du profil de la route sur un véhicule », PhD Thesis, Laval University, Québec, Canada, 2013, url: https://corpus.ulaval.ca/jspui/bitstream/20.500.11794/24218/1/30171.pdf

Gagnon, L., « Calcul de la résistance aérodynamique d’un véhicule muni de pièces en mouvement », Master's Thesis, Laval University, Québec, Canada, 2010, url: https://corpus.ulaval.ca/jspui/bitstream/20.500.11794/21795/1/27288.pdf


congrès scientifiques // academic conferences

21. Ganzmann, J.* and Gagnon, L. « Study of the Overset Approach for Simulating Cycloidal Rotors and Comparison to other Rigid Mesh Motion Approaches », presentation only, 16th OpenFOAM Workshop, held virtually, June 8-11, 2021

21. Cogan, S.* and Gagnon, L. « Numerical Analysis of Cyclorotor Aerodynamic Properties in Hovering State », in Press, 10th European Aeronautics Science Network International Conference, held virtually, September 2 to 4, 2020

20. Gagnon, L., « Meshing for highly parallel rotating machinery using AMI », Splash presentation only, 15th OpenFOAM Workshop, held virtually in Arlington, Virginia, June 22-26, 2020

19. Gagnon, L. and Masarati, P.*, « Autonomous Untethered Flight of Multibody Dynamics Rotorcraft With Cycloidal Rotors », companion video, presentation PDF, DETC2018-85152, ASME IDETC/CIE 2018, Québec City, Canada, August 26-29, 2018, doi: 10.1115/DETC2018-85152

18. Terze, Z.*, Pandža, V., Zlatar, D., Masarati, P., and Gagnon, L. « Vortical Flow Airfoil Dynamics in Lie Group Setting: Geometric Reduction and Numerical Analysis », DETC2018-85879, ASME IDETC/CIE 2018, Québec City, Canada, August 26-29, 2018

17. Gagnon, L., « Studying tires, roads, and cycloidal rotors with multibody dynamics », presentation only, 1st Chrono-MBDyn User Meeting, Parma, Italy, April 19 to 21, 2017

16. Gagnon, L., « MBDyn's experience at the Google Summer of Code », presentation only, 1st Chrono-MBDyn User Meeting, Parma, Italy, April 19 to 21, 2017

15. Gagnon, L.*, Quaranta, G., Schwaiger, M., and Wills, D., « Quadrotor cyclogyro aircraft in forward flight CFD model », presentation only, 11th OpenFOAM Workshop, Guimarães, Portugal, June 26 to 30, 2016

14. Gagnon, L.*, Masarati, P., Morandini, M., and Quaranta, G., « Flight scenarios study of two cycloidal rotor aircraft concepts », 4th Joint International Conference on Multibody System Dynamics, Montréal, Canada, May 29 to June 2, 2016

13. Gagnon, L.*, Quaranta, G., Morandini, M., and Masarati, P., « Cycloidal rotor aerodynamic and aeroelastic analysis », 4th European Aeronautics Science Network Workshop, Aachen, Germany, October 27 to 29, 2014

12. Gagnon, L.*, Morandini, M., Quaranta, G., Muscarello, V., Masarati, P., Bindolino, G., Xisto, C.M., Páscoa, J.C., « Feasibility assessment: a cycloidal rotor to replace conventional helicopter technology », 40th European Rotorcraft Forum, Southampton, UK, September 2 to 4, 2014

11. Xisto, C.M., Páscoa, J.C., Abdollahzadeh, M., Leger, J.A., Masarati, P., Gagnon, L., Schwaiger, M., and Wills, D., « PECyT - Plasma Enhanced Cycloidal Thruster », AIAA Modeling and Simulation Conference, Cleaveland, Ohio, July 28 to 30, 2014

10. Xisto, C.M., Páscoa, J.C., Leger, J.A., Masarati, P., Quaranta, G. Morandini, M., Gagnon, L., Wills, D., and Schwaiger, M., « Numerical modelling of geometrical effects in the performance of a cycloidal rotor », 6th European Conference on Computational Fluid Dynamics, Barcelona, Spain, July 20 to 25, 2014

9. Gagnon, L., Quaranta, G., Morandini, M., Masarati, P.*, Lanz, M., Xisto, C.M., Páscoa, J.C., « Aerodynamic and Aeroelastic Analysis of a Cycloidal Rotor », 44th AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, June 16 to 20, 2014

8. Gagnon, L.*, Morandini, M., Quaranta, G., Muscarello, V., Bindolino, G., and Masarati, P., « Cyclogyro Thrust Vectoring for Anti-Torque and Control of Helicopters », 70th American Helicopter Society Forum, Montréal, Canada, May 20 to 22, 2014

7. Gagnon, L.*, « Un nouvel outil d'analyse mécanique du profil longitudinal d'une route », presentation only, 48e congrès de l'AQTr, Montréal, Canada, March 25 to 27, 2013

6. Gagnon, L.*, Richard, M.J., Beardsell, G., and Boudreau, M., « The Process of Making an Aerodynamically Efficient Car Body for the SAE Supermileage Competition », SAE Technical Paper 2012-01-0176, 2012, doi: 10.4271/2012-01-0176

5. Gagnon, L., Richard, M.J., Masarati, P.*, Morandini, M., and Doré, G., « Multibody simulation of tires operating on an uneven road », poster and paper, Multibody Dynamics 2011, Brussels, Belgium, July 4 to 7, 2011

4. Gagnon, L.* and Richard, M.J., « Parallel CFD of a prototype car with OpenFOAM », OpenFOAM Workshop 5, Göteborg, Sweden, June 21 to 24, 2010

3. Gagnon, L.*, Richard, M.J., and Lévesque, B., « Capturing vortex energy from the flow on the Ahmed car », COBEM 2009, Gramado-RS, Brazil, Nov. 15 to 20, 2009

2. Gagnon, L.*, Richard, M.J., and Lévesque, B., « Using OpenFOAM to model energy taken from the swirl behind a car », OpenFOAM Workshop 4, Montréal, June 1 to 4, 2009

1. Gagnon, L.*, Richard, M.J., and Lévesque, B., « Recapturing energy from a vortex behind the Ahmed car using a paddle wheel », CASI-AERO 2009 Conference, Ottawa, May 5 to 7, 2009

*: presenter


vulgarisation // popularization

Gagnon, L., Richard, M.J., Doré, G., Masarati P., and Morandini, M. « Semi simulation : A multibody tire model for measuring energy dissipation and evaluating the dynamic response of a semi-trailer truck to uneven road conditions », Tire Technology International, March 2015

Gagnon, L., Richard, M.J., Beardsell, G., and Boudreau, M., « Shed a Few Joules with Better Aerodynamics », SAE Momentum, 3(5):4-6, 2012

Gagnon, L., Richard, M.J., and Doré, G, « L'influence de l'uni de la route sur l'efficacité du transport », Via Bitume, 6(1):43-45, 2011


séminaires // seminars

« A Novel and Simple Aircraft Requiring Minimal Power to Hover », Doktorandenseminar, University Stuttgart, Germany, 3 December 2019

« Create and optimize a path following drone with MBDyn, Dakota, and Octave », hands-on session, 1st Chrono-MBDyn User Meeting, Parma, Italy, April 19 to 21, 2017

« Studying tires, roads, and cycloidal rotors with multibody dynamics », Politecnico di Milano, Italy, Jan 22, 2015

Invited lecture in the « Multibody System Dynamics » PhD course, Politecnico di Milano, Italy, November 2015


blogs

Cycloidal Rotor 3D CFD Simulation

Google Summer of Code 2017 wrap-up for MBDyn

Exporting optimization constraints and gradients from SageMath to C++

Converting SageMath equation notation to Latex math notation (external link)

Finding the area and center of mass of NACA 4 number symmetric airfoils

Google Summer of Code 2015 wrap-up for MBDyn