meta.foilperf

.foilperf is an appendages design tool

Major features

  • modular
  • Lifting line or AVL based
  • Xfoil automation for producing foil sections polars
  • FSI
  • postprocessing tool

Typical setup

  • define rondure shape as assembly of circles and lines or as spline
  • affect foil sections
  • define chords, rotation of each sections
  • affect structural properties
  • produce foil section polars
  • define operating point
  • Alternatively, meta can be used to optimise the shape or structure based on the defined topology