A Numerical Study on Wave Run Up on an FPSO Bow

AuthorsBuchner, B. and Bunnik, T.
Conference/JournalOMAE Conference, Rio de Janeiro
DateJun 1, 2001

In this paper results are presented of numerical simulations of a wedge that penetrates the water surface. An extensive test series was carried out in which wedges were accelerated into the water with various velocities.

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