Driven by the exponential growth of computational power, scientific computing is now radically transforming our research philosophy by enabling the simulation of many complex flow phenomena across a broad range of scales in natural and engineered systems with an unprecedented degree of realism. Coupled with our state-of-art measurement techniques and unique experimental facilities, SAFL's simulation-based expertise has uniquely positioned the laboratory to make far-reaching advances in the major societal problems of our time in energy and the environment.
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Posted August 14, 2020
Researchers studied the effect of waves breaking on the airflow above the waves. Research like this regarding wind and wave interactions can be used to improve ocean-atmosphere interaction models.
Posted July 13, 2020
SAFL researchers built a scale model of a round-bottomed long-throated flume, in order to validate Winflume software for this specific flume geometry.