Applied Mathematics and Mechanics

, Volume 39, Issue 6, pp 845–854 | Cite as

Numerical simulations of sloshing and suppressing sloshing using the optimization technology method

  • Hui Guan
  • Yifei Xue
  • Zhijun Wei
  • Chuijie Wu


Sloshing is a common phenomenon in nature and industry, and it is important in many fields, such as marine engineering and aerospace engineering. To reduce the sloshing load on the side walls, the topology optimization and optimal control methods are used to design the shape of the board, which is fixed in the middle of the tank. The results show that the new board shape, which is designed via topology optimization, can significantly reduce the sloshing load on the side wall.


sloshing volume of fluid (VOF) method suppressing sloshing topology optimization 

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2010 Mathematics Subject Classification



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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Meteorology and OceanographyNational University of Defense TechnologyNanjingChina
  2. 2.School of Aerospace EngineeringTsinghua UniversityBeijingChina
  3. 3.State Key Laboratory of Structural Analysis for Industrial Equipment, School of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Dalian University of TechnologyLiaoning ProvinceDalianChina
  4. 4.School of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Dalian University of TechnologyLiaoning ProvinceDalianChina

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