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Unsteady effects in 2D modelling of partial cavitation using BEM

AuthorsVaz G., Bosschers J., Falcão de Campos, J.A.C.
Conference/JournalMétodos Computacionais em Engenharia, Lisboa, Portugal
Date1 Jan 2004

The authors have developed 2D steady and unsteady models for partial sheet cavitation analysis based on the Boundary Element Method (BEM). Using these models, this paper presents an analysis of the cavitating flow on a foil in a vertical gust similar to a ship wake peak and shows the influence of the reduced frequency on the cavitation characteristics.


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