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 Chengping Rao,Youlin Zhang,Decheng Wan.Numerical Simulation of the Solitary Wave Interacting with an Elastic Structure Using MPS-FEM Coupled Method[J].Journal of Marine Science and Application,2017,(4):395-404.[doi:10.1007/s11804-017-1430-x]
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Numerical Simulation of the Solitary Wave Interacting with an Elastic Structure Using MPS-FEM Coupled Method


Numerical Simulation of the Solitary Wave Interacting with an Elastic Structure Using MPS-FEM Coupled Method
Chengping Rao Youlin Zhang Decheng Wan
Chengping Rao Youlin Zhang Decheng Wan
State Key Laboratory of Ocean Engineering, School of Naval Architecture, Ocean and Civil Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Collaborative Innovation Center for Advanced Ship and Deep-Sea Exploration, Shanghai 200240, China
mesh-free methodmoving particle semi-implicitfinite element methodfluid-structure interactionsolitary wave
Fluid-Structure Interaction (FSI) caused by fluid impacting onto a flexible structure commonly occurs in naval architecture and ocean engineering. Research on the problem of wave-structure interaction is important to ensure the safety of offshore structures. This paper presents the Moving Particle Semi-implicit and Finite Element Coupled Method (MPS-FEM) to simulate FSI problems. The Moving Particle Semi-implicit (MPS) method is used to calculate the fluid domain, while the Finite Element Method (FEM) is used to address the structure domain. The scheme for the coupling of MPS and FEM is introduced first. Then, numerical validation and convergent study are performed to verify the accuracy of the solver for solitary wave generation and FSI problems. The interaction between the solitary wave and an elastic structure is investigated by using the MPS-FEM coupled method.


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Received date:2016-12-09;Accepted date:2017-07-28。
Foundation item:Supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (51379125, 51490675, 11432009, 51579145), Chang Jiang Scholars Program (T2014099), Shanghai Excellent Academic Leaders Program (17XD1402300), Program for Professor of Special Appointment (Eastern Scholar) at Shanghai Institutions of Higher Learning (2013022), Innovative Special Project of Numerical Tank of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of China (2016-23/09), and Lloyd’s Register Foundation for Doctoral Students
Corresponding author:Decheng Wan,Email:dcwan@sjtu.edu.cn
Last Update: 2017-12-02