Edinburgh Research Explorer
  1. Chapter (peer-reviewed) › Research › Peer-reviewed
  2. Analisi delle caratteristiche del flusso per prove di imbarcazioni a vela in galleria del vento su modello in scala

    Zasso, A., Fossati, F., Viola, I. M. & Catena, P., 2005, Ingegneria del vento in Italia: Atti dell’VIII Convegno Nazionale di Ingegneria del Vento IN–VENTO–2004 (Reggio Calabria, 21–23 giugno 2004). Augusti, G. (ed.). Aracne, p. 563-572

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  3. Analysis of aerodynamic indices for racing sailing yachts: a computational study and benchmark on up to 128 CPUs

    Viola, I. M., Ponzini, R., Rocchi, D. & Fossati, F., 2010, Parallel Computational Fluid Dynamics 2008. Springer-Verlag GmbH, Vol. 74 LNCSE. p. 61-70 10 p. (Lecture Notes in Computational Science and Engineering; vol. 74).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  4. Sail aerodynamics: on-water pressure measurements on a downwind sail

    Viola, I. M. & Flay, R. G. J., 2013, The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers: Transactions. Vol. 120. p. 278 296 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  5. Paper › Research › Not peer-reviewed
  6. On the CFD modelling uncertainty of ACC yachts

    Viola, I. M., Flay, R. G. J. & Ponzini, R., 1 Jan 2012, p. 181-192. 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  7. Paper › Research › Peer-reviewed
  8. A CFD investigation with high-resolution grids of downwind sail aerodynamics

    Viola, I. M. & Ponzini, R., 2011, p. 99-109. 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  9. A CFD-based wing sail optimisation method coupled to a VPP

    Viola, I. M., Biancolini, M. E., Sacher, M. & Ubaldo, C., 2015.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  10. A multi-purpose marine science and technology research vessel for full-scale observations and measurements

    Atlar, M., Aktas, B., Sampson, R., Seo, K. C., Viola, I. M., Fitzsimmons, P. & Fetherstonhaug, C., 2013.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  11. A performance prediction program for wind-assisted ship propulsion

    Viola, I. M., Sacher, M., Xu, J. & Wang, F., 2014.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  12. Aerodynamics of headsails: a review of measured surface pressures and expected flow fields

    Viola, I. M. & Flay, R. G. J., 2015.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  13. An investigation of aerodynamic force modelling for IMS rule using wind tunnel techniques

    Fossati, F., Muggiasca, S. & Viola, I. M., 2006, p. 49-90. 41 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  14. Analisi delle caratteristiche del flusso per prove di imbarcazioni a vela in galleria del vento su modello in scala

    Zasso, A., Fossati, F., Viola, I. M. & Catena, P., 2004.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  15. Analysis of aerodynamic indices for racing sailing yachts: a computational study and benchmark on up to 128 CPU

    Viola, I. M., Ponzini, R., Rocchi, D. & Fossati, F., 2008.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  16. Artificial neural networks wind forecasts for safety at sea and yacht racing tactics

    Tagliaferri, F., Viola, I. M. & Dow, R., 2012.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  17. CFD analysis for the ballast projection on high speed trains

    Cheli, F., Viola, I. M., Rocchi, D. & Ripamonti, F., 2007.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  18. CFD analysis of the hull resistance of small crafts

    Viola, I. M., Flay, R. G. J. & Ponzini, R., 2011, p. 79-89. 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  19. Caratterizzazione dell’aerodinamica di imbarcazioni a vela con prove in galleria del vento

    Fossati, F., Muggiasca, S., Vallicelli, A. & Viola, I. M., 2006.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  20. Delayed detached eddy simulation of sailing yacht sails

    Viola, I. M., Bartesaghi, S., Van Renterghem, T. & Ponzini, R., 2013.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  21. Design and optimization of a fin stabilizer using CFD codes and optimization algorithms

    Della Rosa, S., Maceri, S., Viola, I. M. & Bartesaghi, S., 2009.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  22. Development of a routing software for inshore match races

    Tagliaferri, F. & Viola, I. M., 15 Mar 2016.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  23. Downwind sails aerodynamic analysis

    Viola, I. M. & Fossati, F., 2008.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  24. Feedforward neural networks for very short term wind speed forecasting

    Tagliaferri, F. & Viola, I. M., 2012, p. 85-88. 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  25. How Sails Generate Forces

    Viola, I. M., Arredondo-Galeana, A. & Pisetta, G., 2020. 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  26. Hydrodynamic analysis of America’s Cup yacht hulls using CFD

    Viola, I. M., Flay, R. G. J. & Ponzini, R., 2010, p. 587-590. 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  27. Hydrodynamics of three slender models resembling Polynesian canoe hulls

    Flay, R. G. J., Viola, I. M. & Irwin, G. J., 15 Mar 2019.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  28. Limit cycle oscillations of a flapping foil energy harvester in different inflow conditions

    Wang, E., Ramesh, K., Viola, I. M. & Killen, S., 2017. 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  29. Numerical and experimental fluid dynamics in the modern yacht design process

    Viola, I. M., Bartesaghi, S., Della Rosa, S. & Cutolo, S., 1 Jan 2011, p. 55-65. 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  30. Numerical investigation of nonlinear wave interaction with a submerged object

    Ning, D., Li, Q. & Viola, I. M., 15 Jun 2015. 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  31. On the dynamics of the kite carousel

    Luttik, K., Anderson, P., Johanning, L. & Viola, I. M., 2018. 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  32. On the hydrodynamics of a skiff at different crew positions

    Viola, I. M. & Enlander, J., 2013.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  33. On-water pressure measurements on a modern asymmetric spinnaker

    Viola, I. M. & Flay, R. G. J., 2010.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  34. Optimal yacht routing tactics

    Tagliaferri, F., Philpott, A., Viola, I. M. & Flay, R. G. J., 2013.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  35. Pressure measurements on full-scale and model-scale upwind sails

    Viola, I. M., Gauvain, E. & Flay, R. G. J., 1 Jan 2010, p. 603-606. 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  36. Reducing the wave induced loading of tidal turbine blades through the use of a flexible blade

    Tully, S. & Viola, I. M., 10 Apr 2016. 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  37. Sail aerodynamics: full-scale pressure measurements on a 24-feet sailing yacht

    Viola, I. M. & Flay, R. G. J., 2010, p. 181-189. 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  38. Smart coatings for drag reduction in yachts

    Józsa, T., Viola, I. M., Kashtalyan, M., Balaras, E. & Kidd, B., 2017. 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  39. Studio numerico e sperimentale dell’aerodinamica dell’imbarcazione in andatura di bolina

    Fossati, F., Martina, F., Muggiasca, S. & Viola, I. M., 2008.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  40. The impact of electricity price forecast accuracy on the optimality of storage revenue

    Dunbar, A., Tagliaferri, F., Viola, I. M. & Harrison, G., 2014. 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  41. The leading-edge vortex of yacht sails

    Viola, I. M. & Arredondo Galeana, A., 2017. 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  42. Twisted flow wind tunnel design for yacht aerodynamic studies

    Zasso, A., Fossati, F. & Viola, I. M., 2005, p. 350-351. 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  43. Unsteady hydrodynamics of a full-scale tidal turbines

    Scarlett, G., Sellar, B., van den Bremer, T. & Viola, I. M., 2018. 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  44. Wind tunnel and CFD investigation of unconventional rigs

    Fossati, F., Muggiasca, S., Martina, F., Nazareth, A., Vallicelli, A. & Viola, I. M., 2008, p. 91-100. 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  45. Wind tunnel techniques for investigation and optimization of sailing yachts aerodynamics

    Fossati, F., Muggiasca, S. & Viola, I. M., 2006, p. 105-113. 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  46. Wind-tunnel pressure measurements on model-scale rigid downwind sails

    Bot, P., Viola, I. M., Flay, R. G. J. & Brett, J. S., 2013.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  47. Poster › Research › Not peer-reviewed
  48. Flexible Blades for Tidal Turbines

    Tully, S., Viola, I. M., Muir, R. & Arredondo Galeana, A., 2015.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

  49. The Leading Edge Vortex: a bio-inspired design enhancement for marine current turbines

    Muir, R. & Viola, I. M., 2015.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

  50. Abstract › Research › Not peer-reviewed
  51. Flexible blades for tidal turbines

    Viola, I. M., Tully, S., Richon, J-B., Arredondo Galeana, A. & Muir, R., 23 Apr 2015.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

  52. Abstract › Research › Peer-reviewed
  53. Leading edge vortex dynamics

    Peter J, R. & Viola, I. M., 12 Feb 2015. 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

  54. Unsteady hydrodynamics of flexible submerged foils

    Viola, I. M., Tully, S. & Scarlett, G., Mar 2016. 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

  55. Unsteady hydrodynamics of full-scale tidal turbines

    Scarlett, G., van den Bremer, T., Sellar, B. & Viola, I. M., 2018.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

  56. Unsteady tidal turbine blade loading: an analytical approach

    Scarlett, G. & Viola, I. M., Mar 2016. 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

  57. Yacht sail flow: recent findings and unanswered questions

    Viola, I. M., 2015.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

  58. Article › Research › Peer-reviewed
  59. A numerical method for the design of ships with wind-assisted propulsion

    Viola, I. M., Sacher, M., Xu, J. & Wang, F., 2015, In : Ocean Engineering. 105, p. 32-42

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  60. A real-time strategy-decision program for sailing yacht races

    Tagliaferri, F. & Viola, I. M., Apr 2017, In : Ocean Engineering. 134, p. 129 139 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  61. Active and passive in-plane wall fluctuations in turbulent channel flows

    Jozsa, I. T., Balaras, E., Kashtalyan, M., Borthwick, A. & Viola, I. M., 10 May 2019, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 866, p. 689-720

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  62. Alla ricerca delle regolazioni ottimali di una barca a vela mediante il mesh morphing

    Biancolini, M. E., Viola, I. M. & Ramirez, S., Jun 2014, In : Analisi e Calcolo. 62, p. 12-19 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  63. CFD analysis of the hydrodynamic performance of two candidate America's Cup AC33 hulls

    Viola, I. M., Flay, R. G. J. & Ponzini, R., 2012, In : Transactions of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects Part B: International Journal of Small Craft Technology. 154, 1, p. B1-B12 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  64. Downwind sail aerodynamics: A CFD investigation with high grid resolution

    Viola, I. M., Sep 2009, In : Ocean Engineering. 36, 12-13, p. 974-984 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  65. Fluidodinamica numerica applicata all’aerodinamica di imbarcazione a vela

    Viola, I. M., Ponzini, R. & Passoni, G., Jan 2011, In : Analisi e Calcolo. 42, p. 11-16 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  66. Force and pressure investigation of modern asymmetric spinnakers

    Viola, I. M. & Flay, R. G. J., 2009, In : Transactions of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects Part B: International Journal of Small Craft Technology. 151, 2, p. 31-40 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  67. Full-scale pressure measurements on a Sparkman and Stephens 24-foot sailing yacht

    Viola, I. M. & Flay, R. G. J., Dec 2010, In : Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics. 98, 12, p. 800-807 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  68. Modellazione al computer di barche a vela da competizione

    Viola, I. M. & Ponzini, R., 2010, In : Mondo Digitale. 9, 3, p. 55-63 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  69. Modelling of Hull Roughness

    Speranza, N., Kidd, B., Schultz, M. P. & Viola, I. M., 15 Feb 2019, In : Ocean Engineering. 174, p. 31-42

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  70. Numerical investigation of vertical-axis tidal turbines with sinusoidal pitching blades

    Chen, B., Su, S., Viola, I. M. & Greated, C., 1 May 2018, In : Ocean Engineering. 155, p. 75-87

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  71. On the nonlinear dynamics of self-sustained limit-cycle oscillations in a flapping-foil energy harvester

    Enhao, W., Ramesh, K., Killen, S. & Viola, I. M., Nov 2018, In : Journal of fluids and structures. 83, p. 339-357

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  72. On the uncertainty of CFD in sail aerodynamics

    Viola, I. M., Bot, P. & Riotte, M., 20 Aug 2013, In : International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids. 72, 11, p. 1146-1164 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  73. On the use of CFD for the design of yacht hulls

    Viola, I. M., Bartesaghi, S., Della Rosa, S. & Cutolo, S., 2013, In : Transactions of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects Part B: International Journal of Small Craft Technology. 155, 2, p. 81-93 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  74. Optimal airfoil’s shapes by high fidelity CFD

    Viola, I. M., Chapin, V., Speranza, N. & Biancolini, M. E., 3 Sep 2018, In : Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology. 90, 6, p. 1000-1011

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  75. PROTEUS: A Coupled Iterative Force-Correction Immersed-Boundary Cascaded Lattice Boltzmann Solver for Moving and Deformable Boundary Applications

    Falagkaris, E., Ingram, D., Markakis, K. & Viola, I. M., 2018, In : Computers & mathematics with applications. 75, 4, 30.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  76. PROTEUS: A Coupled Iterative Force-Correction Immersed-Boundary Multi-Domain Cascaded Lattice Boltzmann Solver

    Falagkaris, E., Ingram, D., Viola, I. M. & Markakis, K., Nov 2017, In : Computers & mathematics with applications. 74, 10, p. 2348–2368

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  77. Pressure distributions on modern asymmetric spinnakers

    Viola, I. M. & Flay, R. G. J., 1 Jan 2010, In : Transactions of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects Part B: International Journal of Small Craft Technology. 152, 1, p. 41-48 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  78. Recent advances in numerical and experimental downwind sail aerodynamics

    Souppez, J-B., Arredondo Galeana, A. & Viola, I. M., 16 Sep 2019, In : Journal of Sailing Technology. 4, 1, p. 45 65 p., 2019-03.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  79. Recent advances in sailing yacht aerodynamics

    Viola, I. M., 2013, In : Applied Mechanics Reviews. 65, 4, p. 1-12 13 p., 040000.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  80. Sail aerodynamics: on-water pressure measurements on a downwind sail

    Viola, I. M. & Flay, R. G. J., Dec 2012, In : Journal of Ship Research. 56, 4, p. 197-206 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  81. Sail aerodynamics: understanding pressure distributions on upwind sails

    Viola, I. M. & Flay, R. G. J., Nov 2011, In : Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science. 35, 8, p. 1497-1504 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  82. Sail pressures from full-scale, wind-tunnel and numerical investigations

    Viola, I. M. & Flay, R. G. J., Nov 2011, In : Ocean Engineering. 38, 16, p. 1733-1743 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  83. Sails trim optimisation using CFD and RBF mesh morphing

    Biancolini, M. E., Viola, I. M. & Riotte, M., 2014, In : Computers and Fluids. 93, p. 46-60 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  84. The effect of permeability on the flow past permeable disks at low Reynolds numbers

    Cummins, C., Viola, I. M., Mastropaolo, E. & Nakayama, N., 18 Sep 2017, In : Physics of Fluids. p. 097103-1-14 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  85. The leading-edge vortex of swift wing-shaped delta wings

    Muir, R., Arredondo Galeana, A. & Viola, I. M., 23 Aug 2017, In : Royal Society Open Science. p. 170077 14.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  86. The leading-edge vortex of yacht sails

    Arredondo Galeana, A. & Viola, I. M., Jul 2018, In : Ocean Engineering. 159, p. 552-562 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  87. Trim effect on the resistance of sailing planing hulls

    Viola, I. M., Enlander, J., Adamson, H. & Viola, I. M., 15 Sep 2014, In : Ocean Engineering. 88, 0, p. 187-193 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  88. Unsteady hydrodynamics of a full-scale tidal turbine operating in large wave conditions

    Scarlett, G., Sellar, B., Van Den Bremer, T. & Viola, I. M., Dec 2019, In : Renewable Energy. 143, p. 199-213

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  89. Unsteady hydrodynamics of tidal turbine blades

    Thomas Scarlett, G. & Viola, I. M., Feb 2020, In : Renewable Energy. 146, p. 843-855 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  90. Upwind sail aerodynamics: A pressure distribution database for the validation of numerical codes

    Viola, I. M., Pilate, J. P. & Flay, R. G. J., 2011, In : Transactions of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects Part B: International Journal of Small Craft Technology. 153, 1, p. 47-58 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  91. Upwind sail aerodynamics: A RANS numerical investigation validated with wind tunnel pressure measurements

    Viola, I. M., Bot, P. & Riotte, M., Feb 2013, In : International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow. 39, p. 90-101 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  92. Wind direction forecasting with artificial neural networks and support vector machines

    Tagliaferri, F., Viola, I. M. & Flay, R. G. J., 2015, In : Ocean Engineering. 97, 15, p. 65-73

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  93. Wind modelling with nested Markov chains

    Tagliaferri, F., Hayes, B., Viola, I. M. & Djokic, S., 2 Sep 2016, In : Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics. 157, p. 118-124

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  94. Letter › Research › Peer-reviewed
  95. A separated vortex ring underlies the flight of the dandelion

    Cummins, C., Seale, M., Macente, A., Certini, D., Mastropaolo, E., Viola, I. M. & Nakayama, N., 17 Oct 2018, In : Nature. 562, 7727, p. 414-418 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

  96. Comment/debate › Research › Not peer-reviewed
  97. Force and pressure investigation of modern asymmetric spinnakers

    Viola, I. M. & Flay, R. G. J., 1 Jan 2010, In : Transactions of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects Part B: International Journal of Small Craft Technology. 152, 1, p. 51-53 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

  98. Special issue › Research › Peer-reviewed
  99. Detached Eddy Simulation of a Sailing Yacht

    Viola, I. M., Bartesaghi, S., Van-Renterghem, T. & Ponzini, R., 1 Nov 2014, In : Ocean Engineering. 90, p. 93–103

    Research output: Contribution to journalSpecial issue

  100. On risk attitude and optimal yacht racing tactics

    Tagliaferri, F., Philpott, A., Viola, I. M. & Flay, R. G. J., 1 Nov 2014, In : Ocean Engineering. 90, p. 149–154

    Research output: Contribution to journalSpecial issue

  101. Wind-tunnel pressure measurements on model-scale rigid downwind sails

    Bot, P., Viola, I. M., Flay, R. G. J. & Brett, J-S., 1 Nov 2014, In : Ocean Engineering. 90, p. 84 92 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalSpecial issue

  102. Other contribution › Research
  103. Working paper › Research
  104. Face Coverings, Aerosol Dispersion and Mitigation of Virus Transmission Risk

    Viola, I. M., Peterson, B., Pisetta, G., Pavar, G., Akhtar, H., Menolascina, F., Mangano, E., Dunn, K., Gabl, R., Nila, A., Molinari, E., Cummins, C., Thompson, G., Lo, M., Denison, F., Digard, P., Malik, O., Dunn, M. J. G. & Mehendale, F., 2020, arXiv.org, 24 p.

    Research output: Working paper

  105. Conference contribution › Research
  106. A geometrically non-linear time-domain unsteady lifting-line theory

    Bird, H., Otomo, S., Ramesh, K. & Viola, I. M., 6 Jan 2019, AIAA Scitech 2019 Forum. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc. (AIAA), 26 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  107. Article › Research
  108. Aerodynamics and hydrodynamics CFD simulations of the high performance skiff R3

    Bartesaghi, S. & Viola, I. M., 2014, Dynamics – Engineering Success, 35 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

  109. Chasing the wind: the new state-of-the-art in the America’s Cup design

    Viola, I. M., Flay, R. G. J. & Ponzini, R., 2011, Dynamics – Engineering Success, 3, 3, p. 55-58 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

  110. I nuovi piani velici della 32a Coppa America

    Viola, I. M., 2007, Mondobarca, 5, p. 120-125 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

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