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Reference Number EP/M022382/1
Title A CCP on Wave/Structure Interaction: CCP-WSI
Status Completed
Energy Categories RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES(Ocean Energy) 20%;
NOT ENERGY RELATED 80%;
Research Types Basic and strategic applied research 100%
Science and Technology Fields ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY (Civil Engineering) 30%;
ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY (Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering) 60%;
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES (Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences) 10%;
UKERC Cross Cutting Characterisation Not Cross-cutting 100%
Principal Investigator Prof D (Deborah ) Greaves
No email address given
School of Marine Science and Engineering
University of Plymouth
Award Type Standard
Funding Source EPSRC
Start Date 01 October 2015
End Date 30 September 2021
Duration 72 months
Total Grant Value £483,159
Industrial Sectors Energy; Environment; Water; Construction
Region South West
Programme NC : Infrastructure
 
Investigators Principal Investigator Prof D (Deborah ) Greaves , School of Marine Science and Engineering, University of Plymouth (99.988%)
  Other Investigator Dr G Tabor , Engineering Computer Science and Maths, University of Exeter (0.001%)
Dr L Qian , Computing and Mathematics, Manchester Metropolitan University (0.001%)
Professor DM Causon , Computing and Mathematics, Manchester Metropolitan University (0.001%)
Mr C Mingham , Computing and Mathematics, Manchester Metropolitan University (0.001%)
Dr J Zang , Architecture and Civil Engineering, University of Bath (0.001%)
Professor Q Ma , Sch of Engineering and Mathematical Sci, City University (0.001%)
Dr S Yan , Sch of Engineering and Mathematical Sci, City University (0.001%)
Professor C Greenough , Computational Sci and Eng - RAL, STFC (Science & Technology Facilities Council) (0.001%)
Mr A Kyte , Sch of Engineering, University of Plymouth (0.001%)
Dr G Poulter , Scientific Computing Department, STFC (Science & Technology Facilities Council) (0.001%)
Mrs C Jones , Scientific Computing Department, STFC (Science & Technology Facilities Council) (0.001%)
Dr DI Graham , Sch of Computing & Mathematic, University of Plymouth (0.001%)
  Industrial Collaborator Project Contact , ANSYS Europe Limited (0.000%)
Project Contact , University of Oxford (0.000%)
Project Contact , University of Edinburgh (0.000%)
Project Contact , Cardiff University (0.000%)
Project Contact , University of Southampton (0.000%)
Project Contact , Swansea University (0.000%)
Project Contact , City University (0.000%)
Project Contact , University of Cambridge (0.000%)
Project Contact , Newcastle University (0.000%)
Project Contact , University of London (0.000%)
Project Contact , Ove Arup & Partners Ltd (0.000%)
Project Contact , University of Exeter (0.000%)
Project Contact , Lloyd's Register EMEA (0.000%)
Project Contact , Sichuan University, China (0.000%)
Project Contact , Technical University of Denmark (0.000%)
Project Contact , CD adapco Group (0.000%)
Project Contact , University of Manchester (0.000%)
Project Contact , University of Bath (0.000%)
Project Contact , Manchester Metropolitan University (0.000%)
Project Contact , Pelamis Wave Power Ltd (0.000%)
Project Contact , The Met Office (0.000%)
Project Contact , Aquamarine Power Ltd (0.000%)
Project Contact , Dalian University of Technology, China (0.000%)
Project Contact , University College Dublin, Ireland (0.000%)
Project Contact , Queen's University Belfast (0.000%)
Project Contact , Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult (0.000%)
Project Contact , DNV GL (UK) (0.000%)
Project Contact , École Centrale de Marseille, France (0.000%)
Project Contact , Ensenada Center for Scientific Research and Higher Education (CICESE), Mexico (0.000%)
Project Contact , Kyoto University (Kyodai), Japan (0.000%)
Project Contact , RNLI (0.000%)
Project Contact , Saipem S.p.A., Italy (0.000%)
Project Contact , Wikki Ltd (0.000%)
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Objectives
Abstract The proposal is to establish a new Collaborative Computational Project (CCP) serving the UK re-search community in the area of wave structure interactions (WSI). The new CCP-WSI will bring together computational scientists, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) specialists and experimentalists to develop a UK national numerical wave tank (NWT) facility fully complementary to existing and future UK experimental laboratory facilities for marine, coastal offshore engineering and thus support leading-edge research in an area of high national importance. Substantial progress has been made on a number of past and current EPSRC project grants held by the lead partners in this CCP bid to develop and test the primary elements of a numerical wave tank and to carry out cutting edge wave impact experiments alongside new opensource CFD code development. We believe it is timely to focus the activities of the community on the development of opensource NWT code held within a central code repository (CCPForge). The code will be professionally software engineered and maintainable, tested and validated against measurement data provided by the partner experimentalists, whilst remaining sufficient flexibility to meet the requirements of all members of the WSI community. This model for sharing developments collaboratively within a consortium of partners within a central code repository that is sustainably managed for the future has been developed by the lead partners in related EPSRC funded research projects. The proposed CCP-WSI would extend the framework and methodology for sharing and future proofing EPSRC funded code developments in wave structure interaction to the wider community. This is proposed through a programme of community events and activities which are designed to foster the links between experimentalists and those performing computations, between industry users, academics and the interested public
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