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ERCOFTAC Symposium

ERCOFTAC Symposium


Mykonos, Greece, 17-21 June 2013

The present international Symposium is associated with the activities of the
ERCOFTAC - SIG 41 : “Fluid-Structure Interaction”

Co-chaired by

Dr. Marianna Braza -IMFT- France

Prof. Alessandro Bottaro - Univ. of Genova - Italy

Prof. Mark Thompson, Monash University, Australia

Host Institution:

Institut de Mécanique des Fluides de Toulouse, IMFT
Unité Mixte de Recherche UMR CNRS-INPT-UPS 5502, France


 Theoretical aspects of Fluid-Structure Interaction (FSI) involving separation
 Instability and Transition studies related to the onset of separation
 Intelligent Materials and electroactive morphing
 Biomimetics for Smart-Wing design
 Experimental techniques for the dynamics of separation in VIV, MIV, TIV
 Compressibility effects related to unsteady separation in FSI
 Direct Numerical Simulation of unsteady separated flows
 Turbulence Modeling approaches involving FSI: advanced statistical (URANS)
     and hybrid (URANS-LES)
 Coupling strategies CFD-SM
 Control of unsteady separation including applications with intelligent materials