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Numerical Simulation on the Propagation of an Internal Wave in Multifluid

  • Hideyuki Oka
  • Tetuya Kawamura
  • Katsuya Ishii
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Abstract

We numerically investigate the propagation of surface and internal waves which are caused by a gravity current in a container. A level set approach is used to capture interfaces without explicit tracking. To model the complex boundary of the container, a virtual boundary method is applied to the level set formulation. In this study, it is shown that multifluid flows in a deformed container can be simulated through the combination of the above two methods.

Keywords

Internal Wave Gravity Current Velocity Boundary Condition Incompressible Newtonian Fluid Vertical Center Plane 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hideyuki Oka
    • 3
  • Tetuya Kawamura
    • 2
  • Katsuya Ishii
    • 1
  1. 1.Nagoya UniversityChikusa-ku, NagoyaJapan
  2. 2.Ochanomizu UniversityBunkyo-ku, TokyoJapan
  3. 3.Ship Research InstituteMitaka, TokyoJapan

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