Pressure-Correction Method and Its Applications for Time-Domain Flooding Simulation

  • Pekka Ruponen
Part of the Fluid Mechanics and Its Applications book series (FMIA, volume 97)


The principle idea of using pressure-correction method for time-domain flooding simulation is presented. Special attention is paid on the handling of large openings and relevant modifications to the equations. Practical examples of application are also discussed. First, progressive flooding in a complex system of rooms and openings of a passenger ship is presented. The study concentrates on the effect of input parameters for non-watertight structures. The second example demonstrates cross-flooding calculation with the air compressibility taken into account.


Pressure Loss Discharge Coefficient Water Height Passenger Ship Flooding Simulation 
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  • Pekka Ruponen
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  1. 1.Napa LtdHelsinkiFinland

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