Read here about WavEC’s latest activities.
Webinar: Funding Opportunities for Offshore Wind Projects in Europe
TWIND and GRRIP projects gathered to organise the Workshop Horizon Europe: Funding Opportunities for Offshore Wind Projects in Europe. 14th May.
National Strategy for the Sea 2021-2030
The Portuguese new National Ocean Strategy 2030 has just been approved at the Ministers Council.
X1 Wind prepares PivotBuoy floating wind platform for Canaries deployment
PivotBuoy has successfully completed the assembly and load-out of its fully-functional floating wind prototype.
MaRINET2 short-course: Installation and O&M of Offshore Renewable Energy systems
Registrations now open. May 11th – 12th, 2021. Save your seat!
IEA-OES releases the brochure Tidal Current Energy Highlights
The brochure highlights a few examples of projects developed across member countries.
Lopes, R., Eça, L., Vaz, G., & Kerkvliet, M. "Assessing Numerical Aspects of Transitional Flow Simulations Using the RANS Equations". International Journal of Computational Fluid Dynamics. 2021.
Lovato, S., Toxopeus, S., Settels, J., Keetels, G., & Vaz, G. "Code Verification of Non-Newtonian Fluid Solvers for Single- and Two-Phase Laminar Flows." Journal of Verification, Validation and Uncertainty Quantification, Vol.6. June 2021.
Klapwijk, M., Lloyd, T., Vaz, G., & van Terwisga. 2021. “On the Use of Synthetic Inflow Turbulence for Scale-Resolving Simulations of Wetted and Cavitating Flows.” in Ocean Engineering, volume 228 (October 2020).
Lopes, Rui, Eduardo Fernandes, and Luís Eça. n.d.2021. "Coupling Two Correlation-Based Transition Models the k − k L Eddy Viscosity Turbulence Model,”, in AIAA Journal, 1-14.
Wang, Yu & Chen, Hamn-Ching & Vaz, Guilherme & Mewes, Simon. "VERIFICATION STUDY OF CFD SIMULATION OF SEMI-SUBMERSIBLE FLOATING OFFSHORE WIND TURBINE UNDER REGULAR WAVES." IOWTC2020-3558, 2020.
Lopes, D. B. S., Falcão de Campos, J. A. C., Sarmento, A. J. N. A., & Vaz, G. "Semi-empirical model study of propulsion with in-line tandem flapping hydrofoils". Developments in Renewable Energies Offshore, 2020, 746–754.
Eça, Luís., Pereira, Filipe S., Vaz, Guilherme., Lopes, Rui., Toxopeus, Serge., "On the Role of Discretization Errors in the Quantification of Parameter Uncertainties"., in Proceedings of V&V Verification and Validation Symposium V&V 2020, USA, May 20-22.
Burmester, S, Vaz, G, el Moctar, O, Gueydon, S, Koop, A, Wang, Y, & Chen, HC. "High-Fidelity Modelling of Floating Offshore Wind Turbine Platforms." Proceedings of the ASME 2020 39th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering. Volume 9: Ocean Renewable Energy. Virtual, Online. August 3–7, 2020.
ikonomou, C. L. G., Gradowski, M., Kalogeri, C., & Sarmento, A. J. N. A. "On defining storm intervals: Extreme wave analysis using extremal index inferencing of the run length parameter." Ocean Engineering, 217, August 2020.
Simon, Burmester., Vaz, G., Moctar, Ould.,"Towards credible CFD simulations for floating offshore wind turbines"., in Ocean Engineering Journal. Volume 2019. August 2020.
U. T. Rentschler,Manuel U., Adam, Frank., Chainho, Paulo., Krügel, Kilian., C. Vicente, Pedro. "Parametric study of dynamic inter-array cable systems for floating offshore wind turbines" – Marine Systems & Ocean Technology, 2020.
Liebrand, R., Klapwijk, M., Lloyd, T., & Vaz, G., "Transition and Turbulence Modeling for the Prediction of Cavitating Tip Vortices", in Journal of Fluids Engineering, Volume 143, 1–14, January 2020.
Lopes, Rui., Eça, Luís., Vaz, G., "On the Numerical Behavior of RANS-Based Transition Models"., Journal of Fluid Engineering, Vol, 142 May 2020.
Hirabayashi, S., Vaz, G., & Suzuki, H. “Force Measurements of the Flow Around Arrays of Three and Four Columns With Different Geometry Sections , Spacing Ratios,and Incidence Angles”.in Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering. Volume 142. April 2020. 1–22.
Falcão, António F.O., Sarmento, António J.N.A., Gato, Luís M.C., Brito-Melo, Ana., "The Pico OWC wave power plant: Its lifetime from conception to closure 1986–2018", in n Applied Ocean Research, 2020.
Klapwijk, M., Lloyd, T., Vaz, G., & van Terwisga, T. (2020). "Evaluation of scale-resolving simulations for a turbulent channel flow." in Computers and Fluids, Volume 209, 104636. June 2020.
Vinagre, Pedro., Simas, Teresa., Cruz, Erica., Pinori, Emiliano., Svenson, Johan., "Marine Biofouling: A European Database for the Marine Renewable Energy Sectorin the Journal of Marine Science and engineering", in Journal of Marine Science and engineering, July 2020.
Eça, L., Vaz, G., Hoekstra, M., Pal, S., Muller, E., Pelletier, D., Bertinetti, A., Difonzo, R., Savoldi, L., Zanino, R., . Zappatore, A., Chen, Y., Maki, K. J., Ye, H., Drofelnik, Jernej., Moss, Benjamin., Da Ronch, Andrea., "Overview of the 2018 Workshop on Iterative Errors in Unsteady Flow Simulations"., in Journal of Verification, Validation and Uncertainty Quantification, June 2020, Vol.5