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A numerical model for aerated-water wave breaking

Plumerault, Louis-Romain and Astruc, Dominique and Villedieu, Philippe and Maron, Philippe A numerical model for aerated-water wave breaking. (2011) International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, 69 (12). 1851-1871. ISSN 0271-2091

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/fld.2667

Abstract

This work presents a numerical model designed for the simulation of water-wave impacts on a structure when aeration of the liquid phase is considered. The model is based on a multifluid Navier-Stokes approach in which all fluids are assumed compressible. The numerical method is based on a finite volume algorithm in space and a second order Runge-Kutta method in time. A validation of this model is performed. It shows a good accuracy for acoustic and shock wave propagation in a bubbly liquid and for wave breaking.

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Audience (journal):International peer-reviewed journal
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Institution:French research institutions > Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique - CNRS (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse - Toulouse INP (FRANCE)
French research institutions > Office National d'Etudes et Recherches Aérospatiales - ONERA (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Université Toulouse III - Paul Sabatier - UT3 (FRANCE)
Other partners > Université de Pau et des Pays de l'Adour - UPPA (FRANCE)
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