XBeach - Basic Course - Morphodynamic Modelling during Storm Conditions

Wednesday, 02 December 2020 - Thursday, 03 December 2020

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Date 02 December 2020 - 03 December 2020
Time 15:00 - 18:00 CET / CEST (Delft time, UTC+2)
Course
Registry fee € 565 excluding 21% VAT
Chair Ap van Dongeren, Robert McCall and Ellen Quataert
 

Description

XBeach is an open-source software package developed jointly by IHE Delft Institute for Water Education, Delft University of Technology and Deltares. It can compute the hydrodynamics and morphological change on sandy, gravel, coral, vegetated and urbanized coasts under daily and extreme conditions.

 

Course objective

On the XBeach course, programme attendees will gain basic theoretical understanding on XBeach capabilities and functionalities. Moreover, attendees will learn how to apply the software for research or consultancy studies to simulate morphodynamics during storm conditions with XBeach-surfbeat.

 

Learning outcomes

When utilizing XBeach for modelling, attendees will be able to retrieve theoretical and practical knowledge gained in this course.

 

Theoretical: attendees understand

  • the differences between the three hydrodynamic modes of XBeach: stationary, surfbeat and non-hydrostatic;
  • the background of the surfbeat mode and main (other) hydro- and morphodynamic formulations needed to simulate dune erosion and overwash;
  • the possibilities of more advanced applications (e.g. coral reefs, gravel & vegetated coasts, port hydrodynamics and ships waves).

Practical: attendees will know

  • what the input and output of XBeach looks like and how this can be used to answer practical questions in research / consultancy;
  • how to create an XBeach-surfbeat model from scratch to simulate nearshore hydro- and morphodynamics during storm conditions.

 

Who should participate

This course is aimed at project engineers, researchers, PhD students with a basic background in programming (e.g. Matlab / Python / Fortran) and modelling.

 

Online course dates

  • Session 1: Wednesday, 2 December 2020,  15:00 – 18:00 CET (Delft time)
  • Session 2: Thursday, 3 December 2020,  15:00 – 18:00 CET

 

Fee

The registration fee for this course is € 565, – excluding VAT.
50% discount for lecturers at centers of education.

 

More information on XBeach

https://xbeach.readthedocs.io/en/latest/

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378383917301321

 

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REGISTRATION

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START OF THE SESSION

Please check in early to test your audio and video. We will open the session at 14:50 (CET, Delft time), 10 minutes before the start of the session.

 

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