PublisherCentro Internacional de Métodos Numéricos en Ingeniería (CIMNE)
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In this work the absorption of water waves in a numerical wave flume is discussed
in terms of performance and robustness. A general formulation for the analysis of fluidstructure interaction problems using the Particle Finite Element Method (PFEM)1 is employed to simulate a numerical wave flume. The implementation of a wave dissipative zone changing the fluid viscosity properties is tested with the goal of absorbing waves reflected by a vertical
wall. The accuracy of this method is analyzed testing a set of viscosity distribution inside the dissipative zone using a prototype scale numerical wave flume.
CitationOliveira, T. [et al.]. Absorption of water waves in a two-dimensional numerical flume. A: International Conference on Computational Methods in Marine Engineering. "III International Conference on Computational Methods in Marine Engineering". Trondheim: Centro Internacional de Métodos Numéricos en Ingeniería (CIMNE), 2009, p. 105-108.
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