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An Efficient Numerical Method for 3D Viscous Ship Hydrodynamics with Free-Surface Gravity Waves

  • Mervyn Lewis
  • Barry Koren

Summary

A new numerical method for water flows with free-surface gravity waves is investigated. The method is first analyzed with respect to the existence of steady free-surface waves, and the dispersion properties of these waves. Next, the method is used to compute the free water surface generated by a standard ship hull.

Keywords

Computational Fluid Dynamics Froude Number Free Water Surface Inviscid Limit Steady Wave 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mervyn Lewis
    • 1
  • Barry Koren
    • 1
  1. 1.CWIAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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