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Development of Multidirectional Nonlinear Numerical Wave Tank by Naoe-FOAM-SJTU Solver
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Development of Multidirectional Nonlinear Numerical Wave Tank by Naoe-FOAM-SJTU Solver
Cao, Hong-Jian; Wan, De-Cheng;
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 Abstract
A three-dimensional multidirectional nonlinear numerical wave tank (NWT) based on the Navier-Stokes equations and the Finite Volume Method (FVM) is developed by using the two-phase hydrodynamic flow solver naoe-FOAM-SJTU based on the open source toolbox OpenFOAM. The free surface is capturing with the Volume Of Fluids (VOF). The directional wave including Stokes wave, solitary wave and nonlinear wave are simulated and verified. The multi-directional waves are also simulated with particular wave spectral such as JONSWAP and wave directional spreading function. The obtained numerical results show the capability of the solver to generate different type of multidirectional nonlinear waves accurately. Meanwhile, it implies that the presented NWT can easily extend to model the wave-structures interactions, which will be great help to the offshore structures design.
 Keywords
Multi-directional waves;Numerical wave tank;FVM;VOF;naoe-FOAM-SJTU solver;
 Language
English
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