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Journal of Hydrodynamics

, Volume 18, Issue 1, pp 163–167 | Cite as

The wave forces and moments on a floating rectangular box in a two-layer fluid

  • Qiang Shi
  • Yun-xiang You
  • Gang Wei
  • Guo-ping Miao
Session A3

Abstract

A comprehensive set of computational formulations is presented for the hydrodynamic forces on a floating rectangular box in a two-layer fluid by matching eigen functions of the interior and exterior problems. Some examples are given and the results indicate that density stratification can have a relative large effect on the hydrodynamic forces on the floating rectangular box over a wide range of frequencies.

Key words

two-layer fluid floating rectangular box hydrodynamic forces surface wave internal wave 

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© China Ship Scientific Research Center 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • Qiang Shi
    • 1
  • Yun-xiang You
    • 1
  • Gang Wei
    • 1
  • Guo-ping Miao
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Naval Architecture, Ocean & Civil EngineeringShanghai Jiaotong UniversityShanghaiChina

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