Recent Submissions

  • 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)
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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)
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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 ...
  • 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)
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    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 ...
  • Wave reflection: small and large scale experiments on wave absorbing quay walls 

    Altomare, Corrado; Gironella Cobos, Xavier; Sospedra Iglesias, Joaquim (Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), 2013)
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    The paper reports on small and large scale experiments carried out to assess the response of prefabricated caissons with internal rubble mound in terms of wave reflection. The research was conducted to analyse the effect ...
  • Dynamics of the rhythmic morphology on the low-energy Trabucador beach (Ebro delta) 

    Mujal Colilles, Anna; Grifoll Colls, Manel; Ribas Prats, Francesca; Falqués Serra, Albert (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), 2019)
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    Observations of rhythmic morphology along the Trabucador beach are contrasted with two numerical models to unravel the mechanisms of their formation. The Trabucador is a long narrow barrier at the SW side of the Ebro ...
  • El hemidelta Sur del Llobregat: un sistema natural controlado por la acción humana 

    Gracia Garcia, Vicente; Calafat, Antoni (Instituto de Ciencias del Mar, 2019)
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    La evolución reciente del hemidelta Sur del Llobregat (Barcelona) es un claro ejemplo de sistema natural dominado por la acción del hombre. Las necesidades de ocupación de la llanura y frente deltaico junto con la regulación ...
  • Ship manoeuvre patterns to prevent propeller scouring effects 

    Castells Sanabra, Marcel·la; Mujal Colilles, Anna; Llull Marroig, Antoni Ignaci; Gironella Cobos, Xavier; Martínez de Osés, Francesc Xavier; Martín Mallofré, Agustí; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure (PIANC), 2018)
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  • Ship manoeuvre analysis and simulation to obtain scouring related propeller variables 

    Llull Marroig, Antoni Ignaci; Mujal Colilles, Anna; Gironella Cobos, Xavier; Castells Sanabra, Marcel·la; Martínez de Osés, Francesc Xavier; Martín Mallofré, Agustí; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (International Centre for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE), 2018)
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    The evolution of shipping industry in terms of bigger and more powerful ships, is causing several issues in existing ports and marinas designed, initially, to host smaller vessels with smaller propulsion systems and lower ...
  • Digital twins in civil and environmental engineering classrooms 

    Chacón Flores, Rolando Antonio; Sánchez Juny, Martí; Real Saladrigas, Esther; Gironella Cobos, Xavier; Puigagut Juárez, Jaume; Ledesma Villalba, Alberto (International Centre for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE), 2018)
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    Digital twins are understood as digital replica of physical models whose behavior can be observed simultaneously (digitally and physically) in real time. These tools are increasingly used in advanced industries for several ...
  • Hybrid tool to prevent ship propeller erosion 

    Llull Marroig, Antoni Ignaci; Mujal Colilles, Anna; Castells Sanabra, Marcel·la; Gironella Cobos, Xavier; Martínez de Osés, Francesc Xavier; Martín Mallofré, Agustí; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), 2018)
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    The present contribution aims to implement a new methodology to prevent Roll on-Roll off vessels (RO-RO) from causing severe scouring actions. The methodology combines field, experimental, theoretical and numerical tools ...
  • Ship manoeuvring effects on propeller induced erosion 

    Mujal Colilles, Anna; Llull Marroig, Antoni Ignaci; Castells Sanabra, Marcel·la; Gironella Cobos, Xavier; Martínez de Osés, Francesc Xavier; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (2018)
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    The shipping industry evolution over the last decades has led to growing structural and operational problems, in particular, for old marinas with lower depths to hosts present ships and with higher drafts and power of ...
  • The MARHIS network: an application to composite modelling for overtopping 

    Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín; López Lara, Javier; Marzeddu, Andrea; Alvarez, Alvaro; Gironella Cobos, Xavier; Mujal Colilles, Anna; Losada, Iñigo (2018)
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    This paper presents the MARHIS network, an added value aggregation of hydraulic facilities and numerical modelling tools plus field equipment from the Catalonia University of Technology and IH Cantabria. The paper presents ...

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