Claes Eskilsson (Chalmers) - Towards Increased Fidelity in Simulation of Moored Wave Energy Converters
On the 16th of May 2017, Bergen Energy Lab was visited by Claes Eskilsson from Chalmers University of Technology. He is an associate professor with a research interest in hydrodynamic modelling of moored wave energy converters (WECs).
His talk gave an overview of the challenges faced within the wave energy sector. Claes highlighted how non-linear simulations are necessary, yet provide great computational challenges, when modelling a wave energy system that must deal with a dynamic sea state.