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    • A hybrid numerical model for coastal engineering problems 

      Altomare, Corrado; Suzuki, T.; Domínguez Alonso, José Manuel; Crespo, Alejandro J.C.; Gómez Gesteira, Moncho; Cáceres Rabionet, Iván (2014)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      The implementation and first validation of a hybridization technique between a NLSWE model and a meshless fully Navier-Stokes equation-based model are presented. The scope is to overcome the limitations of each numerical ...
    • A new open source solver for modelling fluid-structure interaction: case study of a point-absorberwave energy converter with power take-off unit 

      Tagliafierro, Bonaventura; Montuori, Rosario; Vayas, Ioannis; Ropero, Pablo; Crespo, Alejandro J.C.; Domínguez Alonso, José Manuel; Altomare, Corrado; Viccione, Giacomo; Gómez Gesteira, Moncho (National Technical University of Athens, 2020)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      In this work, the capabilities of the open source code DualSPHysics coupled with the multiphysics library Project Chrono are shown. The framework is validated through an experimental campaign performed on a wave energy ...
    • An inter-model comparison for wave interactions with sea dikes on shallow foreshores 

      Gruwez, Vincent; Altomare, Corrado; Suzuki, T.; Streicher, Maximilian; Cappietti, Lorenzo; Kortenhaus, Andreas; Troch, Peter (MDPI, 2020-12)
      Article
      Open Access
      Three open source wave models are applied in 2DV to reproduce a large-scale wave flume experiment of bichromatic wave transformations over a steep-sloped dike with a mildly-sloped and very shallow foreshore: (i) the ...
    • Applicability enhancement of integrated formula of wave overtopping and runup modeling 

      Yuhi, Masatoshi; Ohtani, Naoya; Mase, Hajime; Sooyoul, Kim; Umeda, Shinya; Altomare, Corrado (Japan Society of Civil Engineers, 2019-10)
      Article
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      This study attempts to enhance the applicability of Integrated Formula of Wave Ovetopping and Runup Modeling (IFORM) for the estimation of wave overtopping discharge on seawalls constructed in shallow water depth. The ...
    • Benchmarking of numerical models for wave overtopping at dikes with shallow mildly sloping foreshores: Accuracy versus speed 

      Lashley, Chris H.; Zanuttigh, Barbara; Bricker, Jeremy; Van der Meer, Jentsje; Altomare, Corrado; Suzuki, T.; Roeber, Volker; Oosterlo, Patrick (Elsevier, 2020-08-01)
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      Practitioners often employ diverse, though not always thoroughly validated, numerical models to directly or indirectly estimate wave overtopping (q) at sloping structures. These models, broadly classified as either phase- ...
    • Characterization of overtopping waves on sea dikes with gentle and shallow foreshores 

      Suzuki, T.; Altomare, Corrado; Yasuda, Tomohiro; Verwaest, Toon (MDPI, 2020-10)
      Article
      Open Access
      Due to ongoing climate change, overtopping risk is increasing. In order to have effective countermeasures, it is useful to understand overtopping processes in details. In this study overtopping flow on a dike with gentle ...
    • Determination of semi-empirical models for mean wave overtopping using an evolutionary polynomial paradigm 

      Altomare, Corrado; Laucelli, Daniele; Mase, Hajime; Gironella Cobos, Xavier (MDPI, 2020-08)
      Article
      Open Access
      The present work employs the so-called Evolutionary Polynomial Regression (EPR) algorithm to build up a formula for the assessment of mean wave overtopping discharge for smooth sea dikes and vertical walls. EPR is a ...
    • DualSPHysics: a numerical tool to simulate real breakwaters 

      Zhang, Feng; Shang, Shaoping; Crespo, Alejandro J.C.; Domínguez Alonso, José Manuel; Gómez Gesteira, Moncho; Altomare, Corrado; Marzeddu, Andrea (2017)
      Conference report
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      The open-source code DualSPHysics is used in this work to compute the wave run-up in an existing dike in the Chinese coast using realistic dimensions, bathymetry and wave conditions. The GPU computing power of DualSPHysics ...
    • DualSPHysics: an open-source code for engineering purposes 

      Rogers, Benedict D.; Fourtakas, Georgios; Stansby, Peter K.; Domínguez Alonso, José Manuel; Crespo, Alejandro J.C.; Gómez Gesteira, Moncho; García-Feal, Orlando; González-Cao, José; Birjukovs Canelas, Ricardo; Vacondio, Renato; Altomare, Corrado; Tafuni, Angelantonio (2020)
      Conference report
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      The DualSPHysics project is an open-source smoothed particle hydrodynamics (SPH) code for simulating free-surface flow. The DualSPHysics code can be run on both multi-core central processing units (CPUs) or on a graphics ...
    • DualSPHysics: from fluid dynamics to multiphysics problems 

      Domínguez Alonso, José Manuel; Fourtakas, Georgios; Altomare, Corrado; Birjukovs Canelas, Ricardo; Tafuni, Angelantonio; García-Feal, Orlando; Martinez Estevez, Ivan; Mokos, Athanasios; Vacondio, Renato; Crespo, Alejandro J.C.; Rogers, Benedict D.; Stansby, Peter K.; Gómez Gesteira, Moncho (Springer, 2021-03)
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      DualSPHysics is a weakly compressible smoothed particle hydrodynamics (SPH) Navier–Stokes solver initially conceived to deal with coastal engineering problems, especially those related to wave impact with coastal structures. ...
    • DURCWAVE - CIEM 

      Altomare, Corrado; Gironella Cobos, Xavier; Sospedra Iglesias, Joaquim (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-03)
      Dataset
      Open Access
      Data include measurements of water surface elevation along the wave flume and wave loading (forces + pressures) on elements of the pier. Both raw and post-processed data are provided.
    • DURCWAVE - CIEMito 

      Altomare, Corrado; Gironella Cobos, Xavier; Sospedra Iglesias, Joaquim (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-03)
      Dataset
      Open Access
      The experimental data refer to physical model tests carried out in 2019 from May to December at the wave flume CIEMito of the Maritime Engineering Laboratory (LIM) of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya – BarcelonaTech ...
    • DURCWAVE ‘amending the Design criteria of URban defences in LECZs through Composite-modelling of WAVE overtopping under climate change scenarios’ 

      Gironella Cobos, Xavier; Altomare, Corrado (2020-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      The main scientific objective of DURCWAVE project is to define new design criteria for wave action by modelling wave overtopping and post-overtopping processes of these urban defences.
    • DURCWAVE: deliverable 1.2 (DualSPHysics validation vs experimental results for WSI problems) 

      Altomare, Corrado (2021-03-31)
      External research report
      Open Access
      An experimental campaign to study the overtopping flow properties on sea dikes has been carried out within the framework of the MSCA-IF DURCWAVE. Data of overtopping volumes and discharges have been employed to validate ...
    • DURCWAVE: deliverable 4.8 (Wave overtopping flow properties: proposal for integration of EN 1191-1-8) 

      Altomare, Corrado (2021-04-03)
      External research report
      Open Access
      This document represents a proposal for Eurocodes amendment, with particular focus on wave overtopping assessment and overtopping flow properties on coastal defences in urbanized low-elevation coastal areas.
    • DURCWAVE: deliverable 5.1 (Career Development Plan) 

      Altomare, Corrado (2020-12-15)
      External research report
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    • DURCWAVE: deliverable 5.1 (Project Plan Management) 

      Altomare, Corrado (2019-03-06)
      External research report
      Open Access
      The DURCWAVE Project Plan Management (PMP) collects and summarize the project baselines and plan, namely: scopes, schedule, cost and human resource management. It is meant as an update of the project proposal, on the date ...
    • Efficiency and survivability analysis of a point-absorber wave energy converter using DualSPHysics 

      Ropero, Pablo; Crespo, Alejandro J.C.; Tagliafierro, Bonaventura; Altomare, Corrado; Domínguez Alonso, José Manuel; Gómez Gesteira, Moncho; Viccione, Giacomo (2020-12)
      Article
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      Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics (SPH) method is used here to simulate a heaving point-absorber with a Power Take-Off system (PTO). The SPH-based code DualSPHysics is first validated with experimental data of regular waves ...
    • Grand challenges for Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics numerical schemes 

      Vacondio, Renato; Altomare, Corrado; De Leffe, Matthieu; Hu, Xiangyu; Le Touzé, David; Lind, Steven; Marongiu, Jean-Christophe; Marrone, Salvatore; Rogers, Benedict D.; Souto Iglesias, Antonio (Springer, 2021-05)
      Article
      Open Access
      This paper presents a brief review of grand challenges of Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics (SPH) method. As a meshless method, SPH can simulate a large range of applications from astrophysics to free-surface flows, to complex ...
    • Improved accuracy in modelling armoured breakwaters with SPH 

      Altomare, Corrado; Gironella Cobos, Xavier; Crespo, Alejandro J.C.; Domínguez, Jose M.; Gómez-Gesteira, Moncho; Rogers, Benedict D. (2012)
      Conference lecture
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      The present paper reports the added-value of using SPH in the fluid-structure interaction occurring in the run-up and overtopping phenomena for a the rubble mound breakwater, where the seaward layer is made of grooved cubic ...