Large Eddy Simulation and Related Techniques

Date: Monday 25 May 2020 to Thursday 28 May 2020

Location : von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics, Sint-Genesius-Rode (near Brussels), Belgium
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Large eddy Simulation

The purpose of this Lecture Series is to offer a full overview of the present development and the potential of the Large Eddy Simulation (LES) of turbulent flows. The first part of the course will introduce and discuss fundamental principles, present state-of-the-art applications. The specific numerical problems related to the implementation of LES will be also presented.

The second part will present applications of these approaches to various engineering fields of wide interest.

The course will be concluded discussing the possible developments of LES and Detached Eddy Simulation (DES) which represents the most promising technique to extend the usefulness of LES for high Reynolds-number flows.

The course will be delivered by internationally recognized experts. Its content is addressed both to researchers interested in the fundamental simulation of turbulence and engineers wanting to apply the LES technique or LES solvers to the accurate simulations of turbulent flows.

The lecture series director is Professor Ugo Piomelli from Queen’s University, Ontario, Canada. The local organizer is Professor Jeroen van Beeck from the von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics, Belgium.

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Preliminary programme

 

Monday 25 May 2020

08:45 Registration

09:15 Welcome

09:30 Large Eddy and Direct Simulation of Turbulent Flows
Prof. Ugo Piomelli, Queen’s University, Ontario, Canada

10:45 Coffee Break

11:15 Large Eddy and Direct Simulation of Turbulent Flows (cont’d)
Prof. Ugo Piomelli

12:30 Lunch

14:00 Large Eddy and Direct Simulation of Turbulent Flows (cont’d)
Prof. Ugo Piomelli

15:15 Coffee break

15:45 Large Eddy and Direct Simulation of Turbulent Flows (cont’d)
Prof. Ugo Piomelli

17:00 Reception


Tuesday 26 May 2020

09:00 Large-Eddy and Direct Simulation of Turbulent Flows (cont’d)
Prof. Ugo Piomelli

10:30 Coffee Break

11:00 Large Eddy and Direct Simulation of Turbulent Flows (cont’d)
Prof. Ugo Piomelli

12:30 Lunch

14:00 Detached Eddy Simulation
Prof. Ugo Piomelli

15:15 Coffee Break

15:45 Detached Eddy Simulation (cont’d)
Prof. Ugo Piomelli

 

Wednesday 27 May 2020

 

09:00 Numerical Implementation of Large-Eddy Simulation
Prof. P. Sagaut, Laboratoire de Mécanique Modélisation et Procédés Propres, UMR CNRS 7340, Aix-Marseille Université, France

10:30 Coffee Break

11:00 Numerical Implementation of Large-Eddy Simulation (cont’d)
Prof. P. Sagaut

12:30 Lunch

14:00 Immersed Boundary Technique for Large Eddy Simulation
Prof. R. Verzicco, Università di Roma "Tor Vergata", Italy

15:15 Coffee Break

15:45 Immersed Boundary Technique for Large Eddy Simulation (cont’d)
Prof. R. Verzicco

 

Thursday 28 May 2020

 

09:00 Applications of Large Eddy Simulation and Direct Simulation to Biological Flows
Prof. E. Balaras, The George Washington University, USA

10:30 Coffee Break

11:00 Applications of Large Eddy Simulation and Direct Simulation to Biological Flows (cont'd)
Prof. E. Balaras

12:30 Lunch

14:00 Applications of Large Eddy Simulation to Atmospheric Flows
Prof. F. Porté-Agel, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland

15:15 Coffee Break

15:45 Applications of Large Eddy Simulation to Atmospheric Flows (cont'd)
Prof. F. Porté-Agel

 

Eligibility Criteria

The citizens of the following countries are eligible to attend the von Karman Institute Lecture Series:

- EU member countries
- NATO member countries
- NATO's Mediterranean Dialogue (Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Mauritania, Morocco, Tunisia)
- Istanbul Cooperation Initiative (Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, United Arab Emirates)
- Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, Brazil, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Chile, Colombia, Japan, India, Indonesia, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mauritania, Mexico, Montenegro, Mozambique, New Zealand, Nigeria, Republic of Korea, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, Switzerland, Thailand, Uruguay, South-Africa and Vietnam.

VKI reserves the right to request a clearance check with Belgian authorities.

The participants will have to present their ID card (for EU citizens) or passport (for other citizens)  the first day of the lecture series.

Fee & Registration

Register here

Early bird registration fee (until March 25, 2020 included)

Lecture Series Early Bird

Late registration fee (after March 25, 2020)

Lecture Series Fees

Type 1: Citizens of NATO countries funding VKI: Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Luxemburg, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Turkey and the United States
Type 2: Citizens of NATO countries or NATO partner countries not funding VKI
Type 3: Citizens of non-NATO countries

Information for PhD candidates and undergraduate students: To obtain the reduced price, the applicant must provide a recommendation letter from his or her professor; if not, the request will not be taken into consideration.

Discount: -50% for the 3rd & 4th participant from the same company. The discount is applicable on the late registration fee, not on the early bird registration fee.

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