Control of Micromixers, Jets, and Turbine Cooling using Evolution Strategies

  • Sibylle D. Müller
  • Petros Koumoutsakos
Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 439)


We present a class of evolution strategies and we discuss three engineering applications in the fields of mixing control and turbomachinery: (i) flow in micromixers, (ii) jet flow, and (iii) turbine cooling. Evolution strategies are chosen as optimization method as they are capable of handling noisy and multimodal functions, inherent to these applications, in an automated fashion.


Evolution Strategy Side Channel Film Cool Vortex Filament Secondary Channel 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sibylle D. Müller
    • 1
  • Petros Koumoutsakos
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Computational SciencesSwiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH)ZürichSwitzerland
  2. 2.NASA Ames Research CenterMoffett FieldUSA

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