CFD for Atmospheric Flows and Wind Engineering

Date: Monday 06 May 2019 to Friday 10 May 2019

Location : von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics, Sint-Genesius-Rode (near Brussels), Belgium
Contact : VKI secretariat, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; Phone: +32 2 359 96 04

 
 

Introduction

 CFD for Atmoshperic Flow and Wind EngineeringThere is an increasing interest for the application of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) to the study of flows in the lower part of the atmospheric boundary layer (ABL). The simulation of atmospheric flows, possibly over complex domain, is necessary for the estimation of wind load on buildings and for the choice of sites for windmills and wind farms as well as for the investigation of atmospheric pollution.


The present course offers a wide overview of the state-of-the-art of the domain, considering the application to both small and mesoscale range. Reynolds Averaging (RANS) and large-eddy (LES) approaches are discussed and their respective capabilities for different classes of flows axes are evaluated. The discussion is completed by the presentation of examples of  practical implementation and applications using Open Source Codes as well as in-house and commercial software.

The lecture series director is Prof. Jeroen van Beeck from the von Karman Institute.

Fee & Registration

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Early bird (until March 6, 2019 included)

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Lecture Series Fees

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Type 2: Permanent residents of NATO countries or NATO partner countries not funding VKI
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For PhD candidates and undergraduate students: The request to be considered for a discount must accompany the application to attend the Lecture Series, and the applicant must provide a recommendation letter from his or her professor; if not, the request will not be taken into consideration. All possible alternative sources of funding should be investigated before aid is requested under this scheme, so that those most in need will benefit.

REDUCTION FOR THE NORMAL FEE. NOT APPLICABLE WHEN EARLY BIRD.

-50% as from the 3rd participant from the same company.

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