← Louis Gagnon : Publications


revues scientifiques // scientific journal

Gagnon, L., Morandini, M., and Fournier, S., « Optimizing a FDM 3D printed cyclogiro drone for efficient hover », submitted to the Journal of Additive Manufacturing, 2017

Gagnon, L., Quaranta, G., and Schwaiger, M., « Open Source 3D CFD of a Quadrotor Cyclogyro Aircraft », accepted for publication in the 11th OpenFOAM Workshop Book, 2017

Gagnon, L., Quaranta, G., Schwaiger, M., and Wills, D., « Aerodynamic analysis of an unmanned cyclogiro aircraft  », submitted to SAE Tech Papers, 2017

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

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 », submitted to AIAA Journal of Aircraft, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.tcsme.org/Papers/Vol35/Vol35No2Paper6.pdf


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: http://www.theses.ulaval.ca/2013/30171/

Gagnon, L., « Calcul de la résistance aérodynamique d’un véhicule muni de pièces en mouvement », Master's Thesis, Laval University, Québec, Canada, 2010, url: http://www.theses.ulaval.ca/2010/27288/


congrès scientifiques // academic conferences

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

« 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

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