SHARPy has been used in many technical papers that have been both published in Journals and presented at conferences. Here we present a list of past papers which have used SHARPy for research purposes:


  • Artola, M., Goizueta, N., Wynn, A., & Palacios, R. (2021). Aeroelastic Control and Estimation with a Minimal Nonlinear Modal Description. AIAA Journal, 1–17.

  • Artola, M., Goizueta, N., Wynn, A., & Palacios, R. (2021). Proof of Concept for a Hardware-in-the-Loop Nonlinear. In AIAA SciTech Forum (pp. 1–26).

  • Goizueta, N., Drachinsky, A., Wynn, A., Raveh, D. E., & Palacios, R. (2021). Flutter prediction for a very flexible wing wind tunnel test. In AIAA SciTech Forum (pp. 1–17).

  • Goizueta, N., Wynn, A., & Palacios, R. (2021). Parametric Krylov-based order reduction of aircraft aeroelastic models. In AIAA SciTech Forum (pp. 1–25).


  • Muñoz-Simón, A., Palacios, R., & Wynn, A. (2020). Benchmarking different fidelities in wind turbine aerodynamics under yaw. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 1618, 42017.

  • del Carre, A., & Palacios, R. (2020). Simulation and Optimization of Takeoff Maneuvers of Very Flexible Aircraft. Journal of Aircraft: 57(6) 1097-1110.

  • Maraniello, S. & Palacios, R. (2020). Parametric Reduced-Order Modeling of the Unsteady Vortex-Lattice Method. AIAA Journal, 58(5), 2206-2220.

  • Deskos, G., del Carre, A., & Palacios, R. (2020). Assessment of low-altitude atmospheric turbulence models for aircraft aeroelasticity. Journal of Fluids and Structures, 95, 102981.

  • Goizueta, Norberto, del Carre, Alfonso, Muñoz-Simón, Arturo, & Palacios, Rafael. (2020, February). SHARPy: from a research code to an open-source software tool for the simulation of very flexible aircraft. RSLondonSouthEast 2020 Conference. Zenodo:

  • Del Carre, A., Deskos, G., & Palacios, R. (2020). Realistic turbulence effects in low altitude dynamics of very flexible aircraft. In AIAA SciTech Forum (pp. 1–18).

  • Artola, M., Goizueta, N., Wynn, A., & Palacios, R. (2020). Modal-Based Nonlinear Estimation and Control for Highly Flexible Aeroelastic Systems. In AIAA SciTech Forum (pp. 1–23).

  • Muñoz-Simón, A., Wynn, A., & Palacios, R. (2020). Unsteady and three-dimensional aerodynamic effects on wind turbine rotor loads. In AIAA SciTech Forum.


  • Carre, A., Muñoz-Simón, A., Goizueta, N., & Palacios, R. (2019). SHARPy : A dynamic aeroelastic simulation toolbox for very flexible aircraft and wind turbines. Journal of Open Source Software, 4(44), 1885.

  • Del Carre, A., Teixeira, P. C., Palacios, R., & Cesnik, C. E. S. (2019). Nonlinear Response of a Very Flexible Aircraft Under Lateral Gust. In International Forum on Aeroelasticity and Structural Dynamics.

  • Del Carre, A., & Palacios, R. (2019). Efficient Time-Domain Simulations in Nonlinear Aeroelasticity. In AIAA Scitech Forum (pp. 1–20).

  • Maraniello, S., & Palacios, R. (2019). State-Space Realizations and Internal Balancing in Potential-Flow Aerodynamics with Arbitrary Kinematics. AIAA Journal, 57(6), 2308-2321.