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The Numerical Simulation of LNG Sloshing with an Improved Volume Of Fluid Method

AuthorsLoots, Erwin, Buchner, Bas, Pastoor, Wouter and Tveitnes, Trymq
Conference/JournalOMAE Conference, Vancouver
DateJun 1, 2004

With the trend towards offshore LNG production and offloading, sloshing of LNG in partially filled tanks has become an important research subject for the offshore industry. LNG sloshing can induce impact pressures on the containment system and can affect the motions of the LNG carrier.


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