ABSTRACT

This presentation shows part of the work done within the project ‘Advanced Numerical Simulation and Performance Evaluation of WAM-V ® in Spray Generating Conditions’ developed by the International Center for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE) under Navy Grant N62909-12-1-7101 issued by the Office of Naval Research Global.

One of the primary goals of that project was the development of a computational model for simulation of the Wave Adaptive Modular Vessel (WAM-V®) under spray generating conditions.

For this purpose, a Semi-Lagrangian Particle Finite Element Method (SL-PFEM) has been applied. This is the latest development within the framework of the so-called Particle Finite Element Method (PFEM), using the X-IVAS (eXplicit Integration along the Velocity and Acceleration Streamlines) scheme.

In this presentation we demonstrate the applicability of the SL-PFEM using the X-IVAS scheme for the simulation of the Wave Adaptive Modular Vehicle under spray generating conditions.

PRESENTATION

This presentation was held at the 31st Symposium on Naval Hydrodynamics on September 11-16th, 2016.

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

This study was partially supported by the WAM-V project funded under the Navy Grant N62909-12-1-7101 issued by Office of Naval Research Global, the SAFECON project (ref. 267521, FP7-IDEAS-ERC), the FORECAST project (ref. 664910, H2020-ERC-2014-PoC) and the X-SHEAKS project (ref. ENE2014-59194-C2-1-R). The United States Government has a royalty-free license throughout the world in all copyrightable material contained herein.

Permission to use the image shown in Figure 2 has been granted by Prof. Mehdi Ahmadian, VirginiaTech, USA. This image has appeared earlier in Andrew William Peterson’s Ph.D. thesis (2014), figure 3.12, page 55.

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