Symposium 'Recent groundbreaking innovations in experimental research in wave tank facilities'

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Studenten, Medewerkers, Alumni, Bedrijven
20-10-2017 van 09:00 tot 14:00
Staf Versluyscentrum, Kapelstraat 76, 8450 Bredene
Door wie
Ghent University - Civil Engineering Department, KU Leuven, Flanders Hydraulics
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Research seminar in Ostend with experts from UGent, KUL, Flanders Hydraulics and 2 international facilities on experimental research in wave tanks

You are kindly invited to the presentation and discussion on present available expertise in Flanders regarding large scale
experimental test infrastructure such as wave tanks, and the importance of such test infrastructure in European and
international research programs in support of government and industry. The seminar will be in English.
This seminar is free, but we request to register in advance.
Staf Versluyscentrum, Kapelstraat 76, 8450 Bredene
9h00 – 9h30: Registration and welcome coffee
9h30 – 11h00: session 1 (chair prof. Peter TROCH)
• Welcome and introduction (prof. Peter TROCH – UGent)
• Beyond the Eurotop 2 Manual: improved performance of wave overtopping prediction formulae (ir. David GALLACH
• A unique database for wave energy converter array modelling: the WECwakes project (dr. Vicky STRATIGAKI – UGent)
• Experimental wave propagation measurements in shallow foreshore (beaches) as validation for 1D and 2D numerical