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The simulation of free surface flows with Computational Fluid Dynamics

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Computational fluid dynamics is a powerful and versatile tool for the analysis of flow problems encountered in the
maritime environment. The University of Southampton Fluid-Structure Interactions research group use ANSYS CFX to
model a wide variety of flow problems; to gain insight into flow physics, improve designs and increase the efficiency
and safety of marine vehicles. A series of three case studies from on-going research looks at: loads applied on liquefied
natural gas tanks due to sloshing, slamming pressures experienced by high speed craft as well as the influence of
propellers on the resistance characteristics of autonomous underwater vehicles. The presence of the free surface,
complex shapes and the unsteady nature of these applications make their simulation with computational fluid dynamics
particularly challenging. The successful validation of the computational models has resulted in the development of a
selection process for suitable multiphase models as well as cost-effective meshing strategies.

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Godderidge, B, Phillips, A.B., Lewis, S.G., Turnock, S.R., Hudson, D.A. and Tan, M. (2008) The simulation of free surface flows with Computational Fluid Dynamics At 2008 ANSYS UK User Conference: Inspiring Engineering. 29 - 30 Oct 2008. 13 pp.

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Published date: October 2008
Venue - Dates: 2008 ANSYS UK User Conference: Inspiring Engineering, 2008-10-29 - 2008-10-30
Keywords: cfd, free surface, validation, hydrodynamics
Organisations: Fluid Structure Interactions Group

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Local EPrints ID: 63856
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/63856
PURE UUID: 819acff9-135f-4fe2-9f2f-8a68a3d866c3
ORCID for S.R. Turnock: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0001-6288-0400
ORCID for D.A. Hudson: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-2012-6255

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Date deposited: 12 Nov 2008
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 14:15

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Author: B Godderidge
Author: A.B. Phillips
Author: S.G. Lewis
Author: S.R. Turnock ORCID iD
Author: D.A. Hudson ORCID iD
Author: M. Tan

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