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Doctoral School 1

Doctoral School 1

An intensive, exciting programme for our first Doctoral School, hosted by Technische Universität Hamburg (TUHH) using ZOOM. Please note that all times are Central European Summer Time (e.g. Paris). 

 

27th September  
Participants: TUSAIL ESRs + Board members
TUSAIL kick off (chair J. Ooi)
09:30 09:35 Welcome from our hosts, TUHH (S. Heinrich)  
09:35 10:00 Introductions and icebreaking activity (J. Ooi, V. Magnanimo)  
10:00 10:20 Introduction TUSAIL project and ITN PhD (J. Ooi)  
10.20 10.40 Introduction to TUSAIL training (V. Magnanimo)  
       
10:40 11:00 Coffee Break  
       
11:00 11:50 PhD projects pitch*, 5mins + 5Q&A (ESRs) - block1 (chair K. Hanley)  
       
11:50 12:10 Coffee Break  
       
12:10 13:00 PhD projects pitch*, 5mins + 5Q&A (ESRs) - block2 (chair S. Rothberg)  
       
13:00 14:00 Lunch  
       
14:00 14:50 PhD projects pitch*, 5mins + 5Q&A (ESRs) - block3 (chair S. Bellinghausen)  
       
14:50 15:15 ESRs coordination meeting (initial moderation by J. Ooi and V. Magnanimo)  
15:45 17:45 Supervisory Board meeting (chair J. Ooi)  
       
17:30 19:30 ESRs Team building activity: mystery game "Murder in Ancient Egypt"  

 

Tuesday 28th September  
Participants: TUSAIL ESRs + trainers
Training: Fudamentals of Mechanics
11.30 12.15 Basic features of granular behaviour (S. Papanicolopulos)  
12.15 13.00 Most common constitutive models for granular solids (S. Papanicolopulos)  
       
13.00 14.00 Lunch break   
       
14.00 14.45 Introduction to mathematics used in fluid dynamics and basic assumptions of continuum theory (S. Schneiderbauer)  
14.45 15.30 Governing equations (mass-, momentum-, vorticity equations) & simple analytical solutions (S. Schneiderbauer)  
       
15.30 16.00 Coffee break   
       
16.00 16.45 Introduction to turbulent flows (S. Schneiderbauer)  
16.45 17.30 Fluid mechanics for granular flows (S. Schneiderbauer)  

 

Wednesday 29 September
Participants: TUSAIL ESRs + trainers
Training: Introduction to Particle Technology
9.30 10.15 Particle characterization: size, shape, PSD (S. Heinrich, S. Rothberg)
10.15 11.00 Interparticle forces and elements of contact effects (M. Poletto, D. Barletta)
     
11.00 11.30 Coffee break 
     
11.30 12.15 Sedimentation and fluid-particle interactions (M. Poletto, D. Barletta)
12.15 13.00 Bulk solids fundamental: differences between bulk solids and fluids (A. Kwade, C. Schilde)
     
13.00 14.00 Lunch break 
     
14.00 14.45 Unit operations: Mixing (S. Heinrich, A. Kwade)
14.45 15.30 Unit operations: Agglomeration and sintering (S. Heinrich, A. Kwade)
     
15.30 16.00 Coffee break 
     
16.00 16.45 Unit operations: Comminution (S. Heinrich, A. Kwade)
16.45 17.30 Unit operations: Separation (S. Heinrich, A. Kwade) 

 

Friday 1 October
Participants: TUSAIL ESRs + external trainer 
Training: Planning and structuring my PhD-project
9.30 12.30 Planning and structuring my PhD-project (K. Wolters)
     
12.30 13.30 Lunch break 
     
13.30 16.30 Planning and structuring my PhD-project (K. Wolters)
     
Course Content
Applying basic theory of project management to individual doctoral project
Ressource and Time Management
The Participants in this workshop will:
Develop a strategic view on their doctoral research and can implement it
Understand project management techniques and can apply them to their doctoral project
Get insight in the way they organize their work, prioritize and analyze
     
Working methods:
Interactive, experience oriented, group discussion, theoretical background, 
practical exercises, demonstration, lecturing, group assignments
     
Deliverable of the course: 
Draft of the Personal Career Development Plan (PCDP) for each ESR 
to be discussed and finalized with the Individual Supervisory Committee (ISC)
     
N.B. Time refers to EU time zone

 

Monday 4 October
Participants: TUSAIL ESRs + Supervisors
Invited session: PARTICLES 2021
17.00 19.00 MA2.7 - IS - Upscaling from Particle Micro-Mechanics to Industrial-Scale Processes 

*Please be careful to note that there are multiple sessions running at this time. 

Tuesday 5 October
Participants: TUSAIL ESRs + trainers
Training: Numerics
9.30 10.15   Introduction to C++: Basics (T. Weinhart) 
10.15 11.00   Introduction to C++: Exercises (T. Weinhart)
       
11.00 11.30   Coffee break 
       
11.30 12.15   Introduction to C++: Functions and classes (T. Weinhart)
12.15 13.00   Introduction to C++: Exercises (T. Weinhart)
       
13.00 14.00   Lunch break 
       
14.00 14.45   Introduction to Python (I. Ostanin)
14.45 15.30   Introduction to Python (I. Ostanin)
       
15.30 16.00   Coffee break 
       
16.00 16.45   Application examples of Python (I. Ostanin)
16.45 17.30   Application examples of Python (I. Ostanin)
       
Course Content    
Introduction to programming in C++ and Python: how to run, compile and execute; variables, data types, operators, if-statements and for-loops, scope, functions, classes, libraries ...
This introductory day is followed up by attending the Python and C++ modules (in self-study) of the online course Programming in Engineering @UTwente. The course will be made available to all TUSAIL students; it includes practical exercises, and a final assignment that can be done individually or in pairs. See https://osiris.utwente.nl/student/OnderwijsCatalogusSelect.do?selectie=cursus&cursus=191158510&collegejaar=2021&taal=en 
       
Deliverable of the course
Basic programming skills in python and C++ 
Grading: Final assignment of Programming in Engineering course
       
Workload      
Participation in the introductory day is part of the TUSAIL school
Self-study (10-20h) + final assignment (10-20h) 
 
Examples for assignments
Billard 
MDSolids
Particle Data Analysis

 

Wednesday 6 October
Participants: TUSAIL ESRs + trainers
Training: Particle Methods & Upscaling
9.30 10.15 Introduction to particle systems (S. Luding, J. Ooi)
     
10.15 10.30 Coffee break 
     
10.30 12.00 Particle-based numerical methods: Molecular Dynamics and Discrete Element Methods (K. Hanley) 
12.00 13.00 Multiphase systems: quick overview of DEM&Fluid solvers (K. Hanley, S. Luding) 
     
13.00 14.00 Lunch break 
     
14.00 14.45 Multiscale and upscaling DEM results: micro to Macro, Meso-particles (S. Luding)
     
15.30 15.45 Coffee break 
     
15.45 17.30 A decade of DEM in industry [60min + 30min Q&A] (R. Weiler, BASF)

 

Thursday 7 October
Participants: TUSAIL ESRs + trainers
Training: Various
9.30 11.15 Calibration, Verification and Validation for DEM (J. Ooi)
     
11.15 11.30 Coffee break 
     
    Short intro to application softwares and introduction to follow up courses [15min + 5min Q&A] (moderator S. Bellinghausen)
11.30 11.50 Liggghts & Aspherix (C. Goniva)
11.50 12.10 EDEM (M. Sousani) 
12.10 12.30 MercuryDPM (A. Thornton, T. Weinhart)
12.30 12.50 gPROMS (S. Bellinghausen)
     
12.50 13.00 Break
     
13.00 13.45 Multiscale and upscaling DEM results: priciples of Population Balance Methods (S. Bellinghausen) 
     
13.45 15.30 Lunch
     
15.30 16.15 Fundamentals of solid mechanics: stress, strain, equilibrium (V. Magnanimo)
16.15 17.00 Overview of basic constitutive models for solids: elasticity, elasto-plasticity, etc (V. Magnanimo)

 

Friday 8 October
Participants: TUSAIL ESRs + trainers + Board members
Training: Data Management
9.30 10.15 Introduction to TUSAIL Data Mangement Strategy (C. Schilde)*
     
10.15 10.30 Coffee break 
     
10.30 12.00 Introduction to Research Data Management (K. Miller & P. Ward)*
12.00 13.00 Practical session: Writing a DMP (K. Millar & P. Ward)*
     
13.00 14.00 Lunch break 
     
14.00 15.30 Feedback session of ESRs and ExC members (J. Ooi, V. Magnanimo, S.Papanicolopulos, D. Stitt)
15.30 16.00 Closure of TUSAIL Event1 
     
* Supervisors and PIs are encouraged to join these sessions
     
Deliverable of the course: Draft of the individual Data Management Plan for each ESR
 
 
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