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 Ling Hou*,Ren-qing Zhu and Quan Wang.The Two-dimensional Study of the Interaction between Liquid loshing and Elastic Structures[J].Journal of Marine Science and Application,2010,(2):192-199.
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The Two-dimensional Study of the Interaction between Liquid loshing and Elastic Structures


The Two-dimensional Study of the Interaction between Liquid loshing and Elastic Structures
Ling Hou12* Ren-qing Zhu 1and Quan Wang1
Ling Hou12* Ren-qing Zhu 1and Quan Wang1
1. Ship and Ocean Engineering, Jiangsu University of Science and Technology, Zhenjiang 212003, China
2. Engineering college, Guangdong Ocean University, Zhanjiang 524088, China
Liquid sloshing Fluent Deformation Numerical simulation
Sloshing phenomenon in the liquid cargo carriers has caught the attention of researchers as the interaction between the sloshing waves and structure is one of the key point and difficulty in the study of sloshing. In this paper, we captured the free surface with a volume of fluid (VOF) method and then calculated the motions and responses of the structure by adopting the Reynolds-averaged Navier–Stokes (RANS) equations for the whole fluid domain. With the use of user defined functions (UDF) in Fluent, the interaction between fluid and structure was then simulated. As a reasonable simplification, the authors studied the response of a single cantilever in a tank under sloshing loads; Further study should pay more attention to the mechanisms of interaction between sloshing waves and elastic structures.


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