Edinburgh Research Explorer

Dr Ignazio Maria Viola

Senior Lecturer

  1. 2020
  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. How Sails Generate Forces

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

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  5. 2019
  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 2018
  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. 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

  17. Design principles of hair-like structures as biological machines

    Seale, M., Cummins, C., Viola, I. M., Mastropaolo, E. & Nakayama, N., 30 May 2018, In : Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 15, 16 p., 20180206.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  18. 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

  19. On the dynamics of the kite carousel

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

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  20. 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

  21. 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

  22. Unsteady hydrodynamics of full-scale tidal turbines

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

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

  23. 2017
  24. 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

  25. 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

  26. 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

  27. 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

  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. 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

  30. The leading-edge vortex of yacht sails

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

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  31. 2016
  32. 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

  33. 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

  34. Development of a routing software for inshore match races

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

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  35. Unsteady hydrodynamics of flexible submerged foils

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

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

  36. Unsteady tidal turbine blade loading: an analytical approach

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

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

  37. 2015
  38. 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

  39. 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

  40. Leading edge vortex dynamics

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

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

  41. 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

  42. 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

  43. 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

  44. Flexible Blades for Tidal Turbines

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

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

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

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

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

  46. 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

  47. Yacht sail flow: recent findings and unanswered questions

    Viola, I. M., 2015.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

  48. 2014
  49. 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

  50. 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

  51. 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

  52. 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

  53. 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

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

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

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  55. 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

  56. 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

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