Read here about WavEC’s latest activities.
IEA-OES released a White Paper on Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC)
It provides an update on the potential of OTEC, its history, present state of development and future prospects.
WavEC is looking for a researcher in Economics
Submit your application until October 27th.
PivotBuoy fully assembled and ready for installation
X1 Wind has completed the rotor assembly for its pioneering floating wind platform.
WavEC participated today in a workshop on Ocean Wave Energy
The face to face event on the latest developments and needs of wave energy was organized by Sines Tecnopolo, in2sea and Teamwork.
WavEC is looking for a researcher in Marine Biology
Online applications open until 14th of October.
Apolonia, M.; Fofack-Garcia, R.; Noble, D.R.; Hodges, J.; Correia da Fonseca, F.X. "Legal and Political Barriers and Enablers to the Deployment of Marine Renewable Energy". In Energies. 2021. 14, 4896.
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