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2-day course on Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics (SPH)
2-day course on Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics (SPH) at the University of Manchester.
Date: April 7, 2011 - April 8, 2011
Location: Schoo of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering, Manchester, United Kingdom
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Application Areas: River and Coastal Engineering, Aerospace, Environmental, Maritime, Offshore and Ship Hydrodynamics, General CFD, Hydraulics
Special Fields: Free-Surface & Sub-Surface Flows, Flows with Particles, Incompressible Flows, Compressible Flows, Multiphysics, Fluid Mechancis, Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics (SPH)
Type of Event: Course, International

Please note that The University of Manchester will be
running a short course on SPH suitable for engineers in late

Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics (SPH)

7-8 April 2011, University of Manchester, UK.

This 2-day course is intended for professionals and graduate
students in areas of engineering fluid mechanics including
coastal and shallow water hydrodynamics, ballistics, nuclear
flows, and other flows such as marine, structures,
fluid/structure interaction, sloshing , flooding, debris,
slurry, etc. SPH is a meshless computational method for
potentially highly violent fluid flows where there is very
large deformation with arbitrarily complex moving
boundaries.  It is now attracting considerable interest from
industry for solving a range of difficult problems where
conventional Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) methods have
great difficulty.

Manchester has been researching SPH for a number of years
and is one of the few locations in the world with expertise
in both compressible and incompressible methods with
acceleration on novel computer hardware such as GPUs. SPH
activities in Manchester are developing the application of
the technique to coastal defences, wave energy devices,
shallow water flooding and inundation and turbulent flows.
Guest lecturers on the course will include world experts
from Ecole Centrale de Lyon (ECL) in France, Electricité de
France (EDF) and University of Vigo in Spain presenting the
state-of-the-art application of SPH to hydraulic machines
along with turbulence and industrial flow cases.  A short
introduction the SPHysics code is also included.

Topics included: The course will consist of an introduction
to SPH with a special emphasis on presenting the basic and
fundamental concepts of the technique, then moving onto some
of the latest state-of-the-art developments:
• Basic theoretical concepts,
• The latest innovations
• Applications to cases in industry, and
• Visualization techniques

This short course is ideal for practising engineers and
researchers who may be familiar with the principles of SPH
but are beginning their work in the field. More experienced
SPH developers and users may find this a useful opportunity
for gaining and sharing new insights and ideas.

Deadline for registration: 31 March 2011

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Event record first posted on February 1, 2011, last modified on February 3, 2011

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