Topical course on “Modeling of fragmentation processes during volcanic eruptions and ash dispersal in turbulent jets”

Course program

Monday, June 15th
09:00 Welcome, introduction to the workshop 11:00 Fractal Geometry basics (lecture)
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Introduction to Matlab (practice)

Tuesday, June 16th
09:00 Visit to the Petro- Volcanology Research Labs @ UNIPG 11:00 Fractal analysis in Matlab (practice)
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Fractal fragmentation during volcanic eruptions and
modeling (lecture)

Wednesday, June 17th
09:00 Turbulence Basics (lecture)
11:00 Fractals and turbulence (lecture)
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Turbulent volcanic jet flows (lecture)
15:30 Particle dispersion modeling and clustering (lecture)

Thursday, June 18th
09:00 Flow visualisation of turbulent jet and particle dispersion (practice)
11:00 Assignment of Student projects – Student Work 13:00 Lunch
14:00 Student Work

Friday, June 19th
09:00 Student presentations 13:00 Lunch
14:00 Student presentations