22 Nov 2021 - 25 Nov 2021
09:00 - 13:00 (CET)
Pressure on ecosystems and the environment is increasing as the population and the economy grow. At the same time, governments are becoming more ambitious in terms of improving water quality. Deltares has developed knowledge about the quality of water systems, and shares this knowledge via the new Delft3D Flexible Mesh Suite and the course "Delft3D Flexible Mesh – Environmental modelling".
Environmental modelling is based on the transport of substances using the so-called advection-diffusion equation. The water quality module D-Water Quality of the Delft3D Flexible Mesh Suite (Delft3D FM) is based on this equation and it offers different computational methods to solve it numerically on an arbitrary irregularly shaped grid, on a grid of rectangles, triangles or curvilinear computational elements. The sediment transport module of D-Water Quality can be applied to model the transport of suspended (cohesive) sediment, for instance to study the spreading of dredged materials, to study sedimentation/erosion patterns and to carry out water quality and ecology studies where suspended sediment is an important factor because of turbidity or as a carrier of pollutants. It is in fact a sub-module of the water quality module. The ecology transport module D-Water Quality distributes the available resources (nutrients and light) in an optimal way among the different types of algae. It is in fact a sub-module of the water quality module.
Setting up and running a water quality, an ecological, particle tracking as well as an oil disposal simulation.
Knowledge how to model the hydrodynamics;Project engineers, project leaders and researchers.
Session 1: Monday 22 November 2021, 09:00 – 13:00 CET (Delft time, UTC+1)Session 2: Tuesday 23 November 2021, 09:00 – 13:00 CETSession 3: Wednesday 24 November 2021, 09:00 – 13:00 CETSession 4: Thursday 25 November 2021, 09:00 – 13:00 CET
dr. A.A. (Arjen) Markus, Deltares
The registration fee for this course is € 1.450, – excluding VAT.50% discount for lecturers at centers of education.
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