FEM |

**Name of contributor**

Robert Otto & Jaap-Harm WesthuisTwente University / MARIN

**Simulation Method**

FEM ( Triangular elements with linear shape functions )Fully nonlinear simulation based on MEL

**Method for ****f**_{t}
computation

Solving the boundary-value problem for f_{t}

**Wave Absorption**

Numerical beach

**Number of nodes**

20 ~ 30 per wave length, 4 ~ 27 on wedge

**Intersection**

Velocity at Intersection Point is calculated from given f_{n}and obtained f_{s}on the wedge from the solution of the potential BVP.

**Time integral method**

5-step 4th order Runge-KuttaDt = T / 30 ( T : Heave period )

**Computer information**

Computer : Pentium PC 64MB RAMOS : Windows NT

Language : Delphi/Pascal

CPU time : 309 ~ 4076 sec

**Reference papers**

- Westhuis et al. (1998), Efficient numerical calculations on fully nonlinear transient water waves in large two dimensional domains, submitted for publication.

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