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WESE project Final Event at EWTEC 2021
WESE's final event and workshop at EWTEC 2021, Plymouth, UK, 5th-9th September 2021.
WavEC and OceanPixel partnership
WavEC and OceanPixel sign a Memorandum of Understanding on Marine Renewable Energies.
MaRINET2 launches its 9th short course on Offshore Renewable Energies
“Methods and environmental data collection in Marine Renewable Energy sites” on July 30th and September 3rd 2021
Blue-GIFT backs three more marine renewable energy technologies
Blue-GIFT supports three marine renewable energy projects under its third and final call to test and validate technologies in real sea environments.
European Partnership Commits the Waterborne Transport to Zero Emission by 2050
The European Commission adopted the MoU regarding the cPP on Zero-Emission Waterborne Transport.
Lopes, R., Eça, L., Vaz, G., and Kerkvliet, M. "Assessing Numerical Aspects of Transitional Flow Simulations Using the RANS Equations". In International Journal of Computational Fluid Dynamics. 2021.
Lovato, S., Toxopeus, S., Settels, J., Keetels, and Vaz, G. "Code Verification of Non-Newtonian Fluid Solvers for Single- and Two-Phase Laminar Flows." In Journal of Verification, Validation and Uncertainty Quantification, Vol.6. June 2021.
Klapwijk, M., Lloyd, T., Vaz, G., and van Terwisga. “On the Use of Synthetic Inflow Turbulence for Scale-Resolving Simulations of Wetted and Cavitating Flows.” in Ocean Engineering. Volume 228. May 2021. 108860.
Lopes, R., Fernandes, E., Eça, L., Vaz, G., and Kerkvliet, M. "Coupling Two Correlation-Based Transition Models the k − k L Eddy Viscosity Turbulence Model,”, in AIAA Journal, March 2021, 1-14.
Eca, L., Vaz, G., Hoekstra, M., Doebling, S., Singleton, R., Srinivasan, G., Weirs, V. G., Phillips, T., and Roy, C. J. "Assessment of Discretization Uncertainty Estimators Based On Grid Refinement Studies." in ASME. J. Verif. Valid. Uncert. June 2021.
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