ERCOFTAC Spring Festival  & Committees Meetings

15-16 May 2014

ERCOFTAC Committees Meetings, 16 May 2014


 Terrassa School of Industrial and Aeronautical Engineering

Building TR5, C. Colom, 11, 08222 Terrassa, Spain


ERCOFTAC is pleased to invite its members to the Spring Festival and Committee Meetings, which will be held at Terrassa School of Industrial and Aeronautical Engineering, Terrassa, Spain.

On the 15th of May 2014, PC Iberian East, will offer the ERCOFTAC delegates a series of presentations and talks, regarding advances and progresses in FTaC R&D.

On the 16th of May 2014, the ERCOFTAC Committee Meetings will take place.

MINUTES OF MEETINGS (more to follow)

All minutes pertaining to the above committees meetings are available from the following contact:

Please print your own copy, as there will be limited number of hard copies available at the festival.


Please register your interest with, Ms Magdalena Jakubczak,,  No later than 25 APRIL 2014.


 Terrassa School of Industrial and Aeronautical Engineering

Building TR5, C. Colom, 11, 08222 Terrassa, Spain

15th May 2014 

Scientific Programme - Workshop organised by the PC Iberian East.

"Conference Room"

9:30 Registration

10:00 Welcome and presentation of Iberian Pilot Centres.- D. del Campo and V. Theofilis

10:10 Research activities in Fluid Power and Casting iron flows in LABSON-UPC-R. Castilla

10:30 Research activities at the Thermal Engines department of the Technical University of Valencia.- X. Margot

10:50 Coffee break

11:20 Entrainment in Environmental flows-J..M. Redondo (UPC, Barcelona), P.L. González-Nieto and C. Yague (UCM, Madrid).

11:40 Turbulent intermittency O.B. Mahjoub (UAE, Tánger), I.R. Cantalapiedra, C. Mosso and M. Díez. (UPC, Barcelona).

12:00 Turbulence and combustion measurement experiences in ITEA research group at University Carlos III of Madrid. - M. Legrand, A. Lecuona and J.I. Nogueira

12:20 Lunch

14:20 Experimental and 3D numerical simulation of an Odgaard Vane-V. Medina and A. Bateman (UPC, Barcelona)

14:40 Current state and new challenges in DNS and LES at the CTTC (Centre Tecnològic de Transferència de Calor of the UPC). Application on aerodynamic problems.- O. Lehmkuhl and A. Oliva (UPC, Barcelona)

15:00 Thermoelectric driven Convection: The Velarde Challenge.- J.M. Sanchez (Berotza, Pamplona) and J. Tellez (UPC, Barcelona)

15:20 Coffee break

15:50 Turbulence in competitive swimming. J.M. Terrés-Nicoli, R. Arellano, M. Lloret, L. Sotillos (University of Granada), and J.M

16:10 Wind Power and electrokinetics rsearch activities at L'AIRE Group. - V. del Campo and M. Sureda (UPC, Barcelona).

16:30 Presentation of the ERCOFTAC Morrocan PC. O.B. Mahjoub (UAE, Tánger).

20:30 Dinner at restaurant "Hostal del Fum"


16th May 2014

Committees Meetings

Morning : 

SPC meeting, room: "Expo-Sala"

KNC meeting, room: "Seminar 1"


EC meeting, room: "Expo-Sala"

Meeting agendas will be available at a later date.

Travel & Accommodation:  


How to arrive in Terrassa



 Hotel registration forms


The pdf provides the necessary process to receive the rates coordinated by ETSEIAT.

Please note, the  rates are available until 10 April 2014.

Hotel Don Candido
Hotel Terrassa Park
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