Simulating free surface flows with SPH. (English) Zbl 0794.76073

The SPH (smoothed particle hydrodynamics) method is extended to deal with free surface incompressible flows. The method is easy to use, and examples will be given of its application to a breaking dam, a bore, the simulation of a wave maker, and the propagation of waves towards a beach. Arbitrary moving boundaries can be included by modelling the boundaries by particles which repel the fluid particles.


76M25 Other numerical methods (fluid mechanics) (MSC2010)
76M20 Finite difference methods applied to problems in fluid mechanics
76B99 Incompressible inviscid fluids
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