15th - 16th May 2012, EDF, Paris, France
Coordinator: Prof. Charles Hirsch, Numeca International, Belgium
- Industry requirements and objectives for uncertainty quantification (UQ) and risk reduction with robust design
- Methodologies for UQ and for robust design under uncertainties
- Examples of applications and test cases with prescribed uncertainties
- Introduction to robust design methodologies
- Presents the state of the art and outlook for next Technology Readiness Level (TRL), including an introduction to a best practice guide for UQ
18th - 19th June 2012, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Hampton Marina, Virginia, USA
Coordinator: Dr. Charlie Mockett, TU Berlin, Germany
- An overview of turbulence modelling
- A firm foundation in the theory and ideas underlying
RANS, LES and Hybrid RANS-LES techniques.
- Recommendations and guidance for the appropriate and effective application of RANS and Hybrid RANS-LES
- Examples from real-world engineering simulations
18th - 19th July 2012, Institute for Thermal Turbomachinery and Machine Dynamics, Graz, Austria
Coordinator: Prof. Martin Sommerfeld, Universitat Halle-Wittenberg, Germany
- Provide fundamental background knowledge on fluid mechanics of dispersed multi-phase flows
- Discuss engineering models for dispersed multi-phase flow problems and their translation into CFD problems for Euler-Euler and Euler-Lagrange formulations
- Provide guidance on best practices
17th September 2012, National Heart and Lung Institute, London UK
Coordinator: Dr. P. Kilner, NHS, UK
- Overview of cardiovascular fluid dynamics
- Fluid dynamic and fluid-structural principles
- Experimental techniques
- Modern developments
30th - 31st October 2012, GE, Munich, Germany
Coordinator: Prof. C. Bailey, Ecole Centrale de Lyon, France
- Modelling techniques
- Computational tools
- Industrial applications
Please see the Programme of Events 2013 (published in Nov 2012)
Coordinator: Prof. Anthony Hutton, ERCOFTAC UK
- Engineering applications of CFD for single-phase, compressible and incompressible, steady and unsteady, turbulent flows, with and without heat transfer.
- The main focus will be on RANS applications, but an introduction to the special considerations required by LES and hybrid methods is also given.
- Guidance on best practices and common pitfalls to be avoided.
ERCOFTAC Members (M): 640 Euros, Non-Members (NM): 995 Euros.
Except for the following three courses:
Hybrid RANS-LES, USA , single fee: $ 1200
Cardiovascular Flow, UK, single fee: £165
CFD for Dispersed Multi-Phase Flow – M: €594 , NM: €995