Fluid structure interaction

  • K. Komatsu


There are many kinds of fluid-structure interaction problems1,2,3. In this chapter only a few non-flow field problems, mainly fluid-shell dynamic interaction and fluid-solid impact will be discussed. The fluid-shell systems are used as models for sloshing and POGO (structure-propulsion coupling oscillation) in liquid rockets, floating lids Of oil tanks, large tanks containing fluid, nuclear containment vessels, and head injury studies in biomechanics. The study of structure-water impact finds applications in the problems associated with water landings of re-entry vehicles, water entry of torpedoes, and slamming of ships in heavy seas.


Boundary Element Boundary Element Method Fluid Structure Interaction Hemispherical Shell Circumferential Wave NuMBER 
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