Two-Dimensional Particle Simulation for Behaviors of Floating Body near Quaywall during Tsunami

지진해일 중 해안안벽 주변의 부유체 거동에 관한 2차원 입자법 시뮬레이션

  • Received : 2013.09.03
  • Accepted : 2014.02.13
  • Published : 2014.02.28


Tsunamis are ocean waves generated by movements of the Earth's crust. Several geophysical events can lead to this kind of catastrophe: earthquakes, landslides, volcanic eruptions, and other mechanisms such as underwater explosions. Most of the damage associated with tsunamis are related to their run-up onto the shoreline. Therefore, effectively predicting the run-up process is an important aspect of any seismic sea wave mitigation effort. In this paper, a numerical simulation of the behaviors of a floating body near a quaywall during a tsunami is conducted by using a particle method. First, a solitary wave traveling over shallow water with a slope is numerically simulated, and the results are compared with experiments and other numerical results. Then, the behaviors of floating bodies with different drafts are investigated numerically.


MPS(Moving particle simulation) method;Numerical wave tank;Wave run-up;Solitary wave;Floating body


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