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Hydroelastic analysis of cantilever plate in time domain

Kara, Fuat and Vassalos, D. (2007) Hydroelastic analysis of cantilever plate in time domain. Ocean Engineering, 34 (1). pp. 122-132. ISSN 0029-8018

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Abstract

Numerical solutions for the hydroelastic problems of bodies are studied directly in the time domain using Neumann-Kelvin formulation. In the hydrodynamic part of problem, the exact initial boundary value problem is linearized using the free stream as a basis flow, replaced by the boundary integral equation applying Green theorem over the transient free surface Green function. The resultant boundary integral equation is discretized using quadrilateral elements over which the value of the potential is assumed to be constant and solved using the trapezoidal rule to integrate the memory or convolution part in time. In the structure part of the problem, the finite element method is used to solve the hydroelastic problem. The Mindlin plate as a bending element, which includes transverse shear effect and rotary inertia effect are used. The present numerical results show acceptable agreement with experimental, analytical, and other published numerical results.