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Event date: 08/02/2021

WavEC Offshore Renewables is delighted to announce is organizing an online Course on CFD: CFD FOR SUSTAINABLE OCEAN SOLUTIONS: COURSE I, on February 8-11, 2021, sponsored by the University of Tokyo and the University of São Paulo.

Numerical models, High-Performance-Computing (HPC) and Artificial-Intelligence (AI) are important fields in the current Industry-4.0 revolution. This unique Course Series will deal with these topics, focusing on Maritime issues and Ocean sustainability. Within the first topic of Numerical Models, viscous-flow based Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) methods are considered.

In Course-I we introduce several CFD crucial subjects:

  • Basic equations and assumptions
  • Existing tools
  • Turbulence modelling and simulation
  • Free-surface and wave modelling
  • Grid methods and motions
  • Modern verification and validation.

In terms of applications, the focus lies on Offshore Wind Energy and related CFD best-practices gathered over the years.

The course is lectured by senior experts and highly-skilled PhDs, with solid CFD practitioner and developer backgrounds, as well as up-to-date IT skills, paramount in this digital age.

Course Agenda
All times listed are Lisbon time, GMT/UTC.

The course is divided in 4 sessions

  • February 8: Introduction, Basics, Verification & Validation (12h-15h GMT)
  • February 9: Turbulence Modelling & Simulation (12h-15h GMT)
  • February 10: Free-Surface & Waves (12h-15h GMT)
  • February 11: Floating Offshore Wind, Conclusions (12h-15h GMT)

Admissions and Fees


  • To ensure your participation please fill the following registration form.
  • Application deadline: February 4, 2021


  • Students from the University of Tokyo and University of São Paulo: Free
  • Students: 50 euros

Others: 200 euros