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Registration is still Open for the No-Food option
The 2016 OpenVSP Workshop will be held August 23-25 at NASA Ames Research Center at Moffett Field California.
Registration is capped at 100 attendees, so register right away.
There is no charge for the workshop. Early registrants had the option to pay $60 upon arrival for lunch and refreshments.
To register, send an email with the following information to Rob McDonald.
If you cannot attend, don’t worry. The workshop will be live-streamed and recorded for later viewing. No registration is required to view the live stream.
To attend virtually:
From any computer with a high speed internet connection, go to the Workshop Streaming Site. Enter as a Guest and type your name.
To test your systems beforehand, go to this link, which will run a meeting test. The streaming does require Adobe Flash.
The Workshop will be held at the NASA Ames Conference Center, in Building 152. It is located at: 200 Bailey Rd, Mountain View, CA 94043.
When you arrive at the NASA Front Gate, show ID and tell them you are going to the Conference Center. US Persons must show a valid driver's license. Non-US Persons must show a passport.
We don't have a block of rooms or a particular hotel to recommend. However, there are many choices within just a couple of miles of NASA Ames.
The Workshop will be streamed online http://nari.arc.nasa.gov/vsp
The OpenVSP Workshop consists of presentations and tutorials by VSP developers and power users. Topics range from introductory to advanced model building, reports on cutting edge development, and work that real users are accomplishing with OpenVSP.
|8:30-10:00||Developer Breakout Session||Rob McDonald|
Possible topics include (suggestions welcome):
|8:00-8:30||Welcome & Overview||Rob McDonald|
|8:30-9:00||Introduction to OpenVSP||Brandon Litherland||NASA Langley|
|9:00-9:30||Basic modeling||Brandon Litherland||NASA Langley|
|9:30-10:00||Tour of main components||Brandon Litherland||NASA Langley|
|10:30-11:00||Cal Poly NRA Final Review||Rob McDonald||Cal Poly|
|11:30-12:00||XSecs in detail||Brandon Litherland||NASA Langley|
|1:00-1:30||USAF & NASA SBIR Reports||Ben & Nick||ESAero|
|1:30-2:00||Attach, symmetry, sets, subsurfaces||Rob McDonald|
|2:00-2:30||Skinning explained||Rob McDonald|
|3:00-3:30||Advanced Wing Modeling||Rob McDonald|
|3:30-4:00||Conformal Components||J.R. Gloudemans|
|4:00-4:30||Saved Parameter Settings||Bryan Schmidt||ESAero|
|4:30-5:00||Modeling Demo||Rob McDonald|
|8:00-8:30||FEM from VSP Models||Wu Li||NASA Langley|
|8:30-9:00||Structural Modeling and OpenVSP||Trevor Laughlin||Laughlin Research|
|9:00-9:30||TOW Steered Wing Structure Design||Mike Henson||UT Arlington & Lockheed Martin|
|9:30-10:00||Mass Properties||Mark McMillin||NASA Langley|
|10:30-11:00||RapidFEM & PBWeight||Tyler Winter||M4 Engineering|
|11:00-11:30||VSPAERO Theory||Dave Kinney||NASA Ames|
|11:30-12:00||VSPAERO GUI VLM Basics||Nick Brake||ESAero|
|1:00-1:30||VSPAERO GUI VLM Advanced||Nick Brake||ESAero|
|1:30-2:00||VSPAERO GUI Panel Method||Nick Brake||ESAero|
|2:00-2:30||VSPAERO Verification||Dave Kinney||NASA Ames|
|3:00-3:30||VSPAERO Next Steps||Dave Kinney||NASA Ames|
|3:30-4:00||VSPAERO SUGAR braced wing aero||Doug Wells||NASA Langley|
|4:00-4:30||Advanced Parameter Linking||Rob McDonald|
|4:30-5:00||Leveraging DegenGeom for Multi-fidelity Analysis||Erik Olson||NASA Langley|
|5:00-5:30||Custom Components||Rob McDonald|
|8:30-9:00||Drag buildup||Bryan Schmidt||ESAero|
|9:00-9:30||Aerodatabases with GoCart & Cart3D||Aerion Technologies|
|10:30-11:00||Projected Area||Rob McDonald|
|11:00-11:30||NDARC Integration||Travis Perry||US Army AMRDEC|
|11:30-12:00||Aircraft design framework with OpenVSP in the loop||Alessandro Davi||Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica|
|1:00-1:30||CompGeom and Meshing||Rob McDonald|
|1:30-2:00||Flightstream||Roy Hartfield||Research in Flight|
|3:00-3:30||Design vars & xddm, API, Scripting||Rob McDonald|
|3:30-4:00||Analysis Mgr, Results Mgr, Python||Rob McDonald|
|4:00-4:30||Fit Model Presentation||Rob McDonald|
|4:30-5:00||Fit Model Interactive||Rob McDonald|