Numerical simulation of tank discharge using smoothed particle hydrodynamics

Gholami Korzani, Maziar, Galindo Torres, Sergio, Williams, David and Scheuermann, Alexander (2014). Numerical simulation of tank discharge using smoothed particle hydrodynamics. In: Grant P. Steven, Qing Li and Zhongpu (Leo) Zhang, Advances in Computational Mechanics. 1st Australasian Conference on Computational Mechanics (ACCM2013), Sydney, Australia, (168-173). 3-4 October 2013. doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.553.168

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Author Gholami Korzani, Maziar
Galindo Torres, Sergio
Williams, David
Scheuermann, Alexander
Title of paper Numerical simulation of tank discharge using smoothed particle hydrodynamics
Conference name 1st Australasian Conference on Computational Mechanics (ACCM2013)
Conference location Sydney, Australia
Conference dates 3-4 October 2013
Proceedings title Advances in Computational Mechanics   Check publisher's open access policy
Journal name Applied Mechanics and Materials   Check publisher's open access policy
Place of Publication Stafa-Zurich, Switzerland
Publisher Trans Tech Publications
Publication Year 2014
Sub-type Fully published paper
DOI 10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.553.168
ISBN 9783038350682
ISSN 1660-9336
1662-7482
Editor Grant P. Steven
Qing Li
Zhongpu (Leo) Zhang
Volume 553
Start page 168
End page 173
Total pages 6
Collection year 2015
Language eng
Abstract/Summary The study concerns the application of the smoothed particle hydrodynamics (SPH) method within computational fluid dynamics. In the present study, a tank discharge with a falling head is investigated. Water is modelled as a viscous fluid with weak compressibility. An enhanced treatment of the solid boundaries is used within the two-dimensional SPH scheme. The boundaries are represented by a special set of SPH particles that differ from the ones representing the fluid by being immovable, preventing the fluid from leaving the container. Particles with different colors are used to illustrate the sequence of the empting the tank as well as the velocity vectors to show stream lines. A code is developed using C++ to solve all equations explicitly by use of a Verlet algorithm. Results are compared to an analytical solution, and a good agreement is achieved.
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