Numerical modelling of unsteady 2D sheet cavitation

D.F. de Lange, G.J. de Bruin, L. van Wijngaarden, L. van Wijngaarden

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Unsteady 2D sheet cavitation has been calculated by a BEM. Cubics are used to represent various quantities like the potential on the wet part of the profile, the normal velocity on the sheet, the geometry of the profile and the sheet. The growing cavity sheet, the re-entrant jet and the sheet behaviour near the closure point have been calculated.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTroisemes Journees Cavitation
Place of PublicationGrenoble
Number of pages10
Publication statusPublished - 26 Feb 1996
Event3èmes Journées Cavitation - Grenoble, Switzerland
Duration: 13 Nov 199614 Nov 1996


Conference3èmes Journées Cavitation
Other13-14 Nov. 1996


  • METIS-130205
  • IR-25404

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