Edinburgh Research Explorer

Dr Ignazio Maria Viola

Senior Lecturer

  1. 2013
  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Delayed detached eddy simulation of sailing yacht sails

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

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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

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

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  6. 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

  7. Optimal yacht routing tactics

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

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  8. 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

  9. 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)

  10. 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

  11. 2012
  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. 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

  17. 2011
  18. 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

  19. 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

  20. 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

  21. 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

  22. 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

  23. 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

  24. 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

  25. 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

  26. 2010
  27. 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

  28. 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

  29. 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

  30. 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

  31. 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)

  32. 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

  33. 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

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

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

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  35. 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

  36. 2009
  37. 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

  38. 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

  39. 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

  40. One billion cells: yes we can

    Viola, I. M. & Ponzini, R., 2009, Nautech, 11, p. 64-70 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

  41. Sailing past a billion

    Viola, I. M. & Ponzini, R., 2009, Ansys Advantage, 3, 2, p. 47-48 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

  42. 2008
  43. 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

  44. Downwind sails aerodynamic analysis

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

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  45. 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

  46. 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

  47. 2007
  48. 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

  49. 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

  50. 2006
  51. 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

  52. 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

  53. Lo studio di piani velici mediante prove in galleria del vento

    Viola, I. M., Muggiasca, S. & Fossati, F., 2006, Nautech, 1, p. 112-118 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

  54. 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

  55. 2005
  56. 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)

  57. La ricerca scientifica nella nautica

    Viola, I. M. & Fossati, F., 2005, Nautech, 4, p. 106-110 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle