Investigation of Applicability of OpenFOAM for Regular Wave Modeling of Floating Vertical Plate

부유식 연직판의 규칙파 모델링을 위한 오픈폼 적용성 검토

  • Oh, Sang-Ho (Coastal Engineering Division, Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology) ;
  • Kim, Gunwoo (Department of Ocean Civil & Plant Construction Engineering, Mokpo National Maritime University)
  • 오상호 (한국해양과학기술원 연안공학연구본부) ;
  • 김건우 (국립목포해양대학교 해양.플랜트건설공학과)
  • Received : 2017.12.07
  • Accepted : 2017.12.26
  • Published : 2017.12.31


This study performed an OpenFOAM-based numerical modeling for simulating performance of wave reduction by a floating vertical plate. Based on the Waves2FOAM library, an internal wave generation and energy dissipation with sponge layers schemes were further implemented. The performance of wave generation and dissipation was first tested with a simple two-dimensional analysis. Then, numerical simulation was carried out with the experimental data of Briggs et al. (2001) for the two regular wave cases. In general, the modeling results agreed well with the experimental data, showing better agreement than the numerical analysis by WAMIT that is included in Briggs et al. (2001).


Supported by : 한국해양과학기술원


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