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shanemac December 1, 2012 08:57

Oscillating water column
 
Hi everyone

I am trying to model the interaction between water and air in the chamber of an oscillating water column, wave energy converter. Has anyone done any such work on an oscillating water column? Any help on the interaction between the air and the water in the chamber would be great

valgrinda December 12, 2012 15:43

Using a two-phase solver with either VOF or the level set method for the interface tracking is the best choice. An example is this paper:

http://www.ewp.rpi.edu/hartford/~sim...Zhang-2012.pdf


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