FEM

Name of contributor

Robert Otto & Jaap-Harm Westhuis

Twente University / MARIN

Simulation Method

FEM ( Triangular elements with linear shape functions )

Fully nonlinear simulation based on MEL

Method for ft computation

Solving the boundary-value problem for ft

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 fn and obtained fs on the wedge from the solution of the potential BVP.

Time integral method

5-step 4th order Runge-Kutta

Dt = T / 30 ( T : Heave period )

Computer information

Computer : Pentium PC 64MB RAM

OS : Windows NT

Language : Delphi/Pascal

CPU time : 309 ~ 4076 sec

Reference papers


Jump to

BEM-A

BEM-B

BEM-C

BEM-D

BEM-E

FEM

FVM


Return to index.