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 Dezhi Ning,Xiang Li,Chongwei Zhang.Nonlinear Simulation of Focused Wave Group Action on a Truncated Surface-Piercing Structure[J].Journal of Marine Science and Application,2018,(3):362-370.[doi:10.1007/s11804-018-0041-5]
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Nonlinear Simulation of Focused Wave Group Action on a Truncated Surface-Piercing Structure


Nonlinear Simulation of Focused Wave Group Action on a Truncated Surface-Piercing Structure
Dezhi Ning Xiang Li Chongwei Zhang
Dezhi Ning Xiang Li Chongwei Zhang
State Key Laboratory of Coastal and Offshore Engineering, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian 116024, China
Focused waveFully nonlinearNumerical wave tankFloating bodyBoundary element method
In this study, we numerically investigated the nonlinear focused wave group action on a truncated surface-piercing structure, and developed a two-dimensional fully nonlinear numerical tank using the higher-order boundary element method. We determined the amplitude of the wave components of the focused wave group based on the JONSWAP wave spectrum. We discuss the effects of the presence of a surface-piercing structure on the characteristics of the focused wave group and find that the location of the structure does not evidently change the focal location or focal time of the focused wave group. The largest amplitudes of the run-up and horizontal force on the structure occur when the front surface of the structure is at the focal location. The critical draught and breadth of the structure occur when the wave run-up reaches its maximum along the structure.


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Received date:2018-3-26;Accepted date:2018-6-11。
Corresponding author:Dezhi Ning,dzning@dlut.edu.cn
Last Update: 2019-03-05