CFD modeling of 2D impact with symmetric entry

  • Roberto Algarín Department of Mechanical Engineering. Universidad del Norte. Barranquilla, Colombia.
  • Antonio Bula Department of Mechanical Engineering. Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla, Colombia.
  • Oscar Tascón Research, Development and Innovation Direction. Science and Technology Corporation for the Development of the Naval, Maritime and Riverine Industry in Colombia.


The 2D impact phenomenon in calm water, considering symmetric entry with vertical velocity is studied. The analysis was performed by using commercial STAR-CCM+ computational fuid dynamics software. Thee results obtained from the simulations are pressure distribution and force during impact. The study was carried out for typical planning of boat sections. The results are compared with models and data obtained from some authors and they present very good agreement.


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How to Cite
Algarín, R., Bula, A., & Tascón, O. (2011). CFD modeling of 2D impact with symmetric entry. Ciencia Y tecnología De Buques, 4(8), 25-30.
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