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2020 OpenVSP Workshop

The 2020 OpenVSP Workshop is fully virtual (and free!). Please use the links below to stream all of the sessions. Make sure to change the YouTube player quality to 1080p by clicking the gear icon at the bottom-right corner of the video!

Live questions, comments, and answers are through the NASA ARC Conferences I/O service for this event.

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If you like, you may also sign an attendance survey for this event. This will help us get an idea of how many people we reached this year! This survey is password protected. Enter #vspws2020 to fill out the form. Thank you!

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Note that the links will take you directly to the replay of a previous session.

Session Start (U.S. Eastern) End (U.S. Eastern)
September 15, 2020 Session 1.1 11:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m.
September 15, 2020 Session 1.2 2:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m.
September 16, 2020 Session 2.1 11:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m.
September 16, 2020 Session 2.2 2:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m.
September 17, 2020 Session 3.1 11:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m.
September 17, 2020 Session 3.2 2:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m.

Technical Schedule

Tuesday, September 15, 2020: Session 1.1

Start Time
(U.S. Eastern)
Topic Presenter Organization
11:00 a.m. Welcome, Workshop Overview, and Introduction to OpenVSP Brandon Litherland
Rob McDonald
NASA Langley
Uber
11:30 a.m. VSP Ground School Overview, Basic Modeling, and Tips/Tricks Brandon Litherland NASA Langley
12:00 p.m.
12:30 p.m. Attach, symmetry, sets, subsurfaces Rob McDonald Uber
1:00 p.m. Git version control of VSP models and libraries Brandon Litherland NASA Langley
1:30 p.m. Prop Component Walkthrough Rob McDonald Uber

Tuesday, September 15, 2020: Session 1.2

Start Time
(U.S. Eastern)
Topic Presenter Organization
2:00 p.m. Fit Model Rob McDonald Uber
2:30 p.m. Parameter Linking Rob McDonald Uber
3:00 p.m. CAD/CFD Interaction and Advanced Modeling Techniques Brandon Litherland NASA Langley
3:30 p.m. Cart 3d Engine Modeling in OpenVSP Nat Blaesser NASA Langley
4:00 p.m. Design Variables and Variable Presets Rob McDonald Uber
4:30 p.m. OpenVSP Parasite Drag Tool Nick Brake ESAero

Wednesday, September 16, 2020: Session 2.1

Start Time
(U.S. Eastern)
Topic Presenter Organization
11:00 a.m. VSPAERO Theory, Validation, and Features Dave Kinney NASA Ames
11:30 a.m.
12:00 p.m. VSPAERO GUI & Tutorial - Basics Justin Gravett ESAero
12:30 p.m.
1:00 p.m. VSPAERO Recent Additions Dave Kinney NASA Ames
1:30 p.m.

Wednesday, September 16, 2020: Session 2.2

Start Time
(U.S. Eastern)
Topic Presenter Organization
2:00 p.m. VSPAERO GUI & Tutorial - Advanced Justin Gravett ESAero
2:30 p.m.
3:00 p.m. High-Fidelity Airliner Modeling for CFD Analysis: Tips, tricks, and lessons learned Andy Hahn Aircraft Conceptual Design Consulting
3:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m. ESAero AFRL SBIR Update Justin Gravett ESAero
4:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 17, 2020: Session 3.1

Start Time
(U.S. Eastern)
Topic Presenter Organization
11:00 a.m. Flight-control Analysis, Gust Modeling, and Response of UAM Vehicles Roy Hartfield FlightStream
11:30 a.m. Imon Chakraborty Auburn University
12:00 p.m. Demonstration of Autonomous Differential Throttle-based Flight Control for Aircraft with Distributed Electric Propulsion Garrett Klunk ESAero
12:30 p.m. Building OpenVSP from Source Justin Gravett ESAero
1:00 p.m. OpenVSP API & MATLAB/Python Integration Justin Gravett ESAero
1:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 17, 2020: Session 3.2

Start Time
(U.S. Eastern)
Topic Presenter Organization
2:00 p.m. OpenVSP Structures Modeling Justin Gravett ESAero
2:30 p.m.
3:00 p.m. M4 Structures Studio: Overview and Updates Tyler Winter M4 Engineering
3:30 p.m. Thomas Nascenzi
4:00 p.m. M4 Structures Studio: UAM Demonstration Thomas Nascenzi M4 Engineering
4:30 p.m. Joe Robinson

Thank you all very much for your continued support of this great community and we hope to hear from you soon!

Please email Brandon Litherland if you have any questions about the Workshop. We look forward to seeing you!

Past Workshop Presentations

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