Title

Computation of shoaling and breaking waves in nearshore areas by the coupling of BEM and VOF methods

Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Date of Original Version

12-1-1999

Abstract

A numerical wave tank based on the coupling of a Boundary Element model, solving fully nonlinear potential flow equations, and a Volume Of Fluid model solving Navier-Stokes equations is developed and used to calculate transformation of shoaling and breaking waves in nearshore areas.

Publication Title

Proceedings of the 1999 Ninth International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference (Volume 3), Brest, France, 30 May - 4 June 1999

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