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Simulation of green water flow on deck using non-linear dam breaking theory

Yilmaz, O. and Incecik, A. and Han, J.C. (2003) Simulation of green water flow on deck using non-linear dam breaking theory. Ocean Engineering, 30 (5). pp. 601-610. ISSN 0029-8018

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Abstract

Experiments carried out with models of floating production, storage and offloading platforms (FPSOs) showed that the flow of water over the deck edge, onto the deck resembled a suddenly released wall of water rather than a breaking wave. Therefore green water flow onto the deck was simulated using dam breaking theory, but the theory's shallow-water assumptions may be limiting. In this paper a non-linear dam breaking problem is formulated. Equations of motion in the Lagrangian form are used and the solution is sought as an infinite series in time. Comparisons with the shallow water approximation are carried out.