Journal of Engineering Mathematics

, Volume 57, Issue 1, pp 57–78 | Cite as

Sloshing in a vertical circular cylindrical tank with an annular baffle. Part 2. Nonlinear resonant waves

  • I. Gavrilyuk
  • I. Lukovsky
  • Yu. Trotsenko
  • A. Timokha
Original Paper


Weakly nonlinear resonant sloshing in a circular cylindrical baffled tank with a fairly deep fluid depth (depth/radius ratio ≥ 1) is examined by using an asymptotic modal method, which is based on the Moiseev asymptotic ordering. The method generates a nonlinear asymptotic modal system coupling the time-dependent displacements of the linear natural modes. Emphasis is placed on quantifying the effective frequency domains of the steady-state resonant waves occurring due to lateral harmonic excitations, versus the size and the location of the baffle. The forthcoming Part 3 will focus on the vorticity stress at the sharp baffle edge and related generalisations of the present nonlinear modal system.


Nonlinear sloshing Modal system Steady-state resonant waves 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. Gavrilyuk
    • 1
  • I. Lukovsky
    • 2
  • Yu. Trotsenko
    • 2
  • A. Timokha
    • 3
  1. 1.Berufsakademie Thüringen-Staatliche StudienakademieEisenachGermany
  2. 2.Institute of Mathematics National Academy of Sciences of UkraineKievUkraine
  3. 3.Centre for Ships and Ocean StructuresNorwegian University of Science and TechnologyTrondheimNorway

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