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Research Output 1991 2020

2020

Hydrodynamic performance of a dual-floater hybrid system combining a floating breakwater and an oscillating-buoy type wave energy converter

Zhang, H., Zhou, B., Vogel, C., Wilden, R., Zang, J. & Geng, J., 1 Feb 2020, In : Applied Energy. 259, 114212.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Hydrodynamic performance of a floating breakwater as an oscillating-buoy type wave energy converter

Zhang, H., Zhou, B., Vogel, C., Wilden, R., Zang, J. & Zhang, L., 1 Jan 2020, In : Applied Energy. 257, p. 1-19 19 p., 113996.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

On the hydrodynamic performance of a vertical pile-restrained WEC-type floating breakwater

Chen, Q., Zang, J., Birchall, J., Ning, D. Z., Zhao, X. & Gao, J., 1 Feb 2020, In : Renewable Energy. 146, p. 414-425 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019
2 Citations (Scopus)

A 3D parallel Particle-In-Cell solver for extreme wave interaction with floating bodies

Chen, Q., Zang, J., Ning, D., Blenkinsopp, C. & Gao, J., 1 May 2019, In : Ocean Engineering. 179, p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

A Blind comparative study of focused wave interactions with a fixed FPSO-like structure (CCP-WSI Blind Test Series 1)

Ransley, E., Yan, S., Brown, S., Mai, T., Ma, Q., Engsig-Karup, A. P., Eskilsson, C., Xie, Z., Stoesser, V., Wan, D., Chen, H., Qian, L., Mingham, C., Causon, D., Gatin, I., Jasak, H., Downie, S., Higuera, P., Buldakov, E., Chen, Q. & 2 others, Zang, J. & Greaves, D., 2 Jun 2019, In : International Journal of Offshore and Polar Engineering. 29, 2, p. 113-127 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A coupled Particle-In-Cell (PIC)-Discrete Element Method (DEM) solver for fluid-solid mixture flow simulations

Chen, Q., Zhang, C., Zang, J. & Ning, D., 1 Nov 2019, In : Journal of Fluids and Structures. 91, p. 1-15 15 p., 102772.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Downloads (Pure)

Effects of offshore fringing reefs on the transient harbor resonance excited by solitary waves

Gao, J., Ma, X., Dong, G., Zang, J., Ma, Y. & Zhou, L., 15 Oct 2019, In : Ocean Engineering. 190, p. 1-13 13 p., 106422.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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4 Citations (Scopus)

Hydrodynamic Response and Power Efficiency Analysis of Heaving Wave Energy Converter Integrated with Breakwater

Reabroy, R., Zheng, X., Zhang, L., Zang, J., Yuan, Z., Liu, M., Sun, K. & Tiaple, Y., 1 Sep 2019, In : Journal of Energy Conversion and Management. 195, p. 1174-1186 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Numerical investigation of wave propagation and transformation over a submerged reef

Li, J., Zang, J., Liu, S., Jia, W. & Chen, Q., 2019, In : Coastal Engineering Journal. 61, 3, p. 363-379 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Numerical investigation on effects of fringing reefs on low-frequency oscillations within a harbor

Gao, J., Zhou, X., Zhou, L., Zang, J. & Chen, H., 15 Jan 2019, In : Ocean Engineering. 172, p. 86-95 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Numerical modelling of interactions of waves and sheared currents with a surface piercing vertical cylinder

Chen, L., Stagonas, D., Santo, H., Buldakov, E. V., Simons, R. R., Taylor, P. H. & Zang, J., 1 Mar 2019, In : Coastal Engineering. 145, p. 65-83 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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4 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

On hydrodynamic characteristics of gap resonance between two fixed bodies in close proximity

Gao, J., Zang, J., Chen, L., Chen, Q., Ding, H. & Liu, Y., 1 Feb 2019, In : Ocean Engineering. 173, p. 28-44 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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On the relaxation approach for wave absorption in numerical wave tanks

Chen, Q., Kelly, D. M. & Zang, J., 1 Sep 2019, In : Ocean Engineering. 187, 106210.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Topographic effects on wave resonance in the narrow gap between fixed box and vertical wall

Gao, J., He, Z., Zang, J., Chen, Q., Ding, H. & Wang, G., 15 May 2019, In : Ocean Engineering. 180, p. 97-107 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Topographic influences on transient harbor oscillations excited by N-waves

Gao, J., Ma, XZ., Dong, G., Zang, J., Zhou, X. & Zhou, L., 15 Nov 2019, In : Ocean Engineering. 192, 106548.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018
9 Citations (Scopus)
11 Downloads (Pure)

A 3D parallel Particle-In-Cell solver for wave interaction with vertical cylinders

Chen, Q., Zang, J., Kelly, D. M. & Dimakopoulos, A., 1 Jan 2018, In : Ocean Engineering. 147, p. 165-180 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Water waves
Fluids
Message passing
Advection
Computational efficiency
11 Citations (Scopus)
50 Downloads (Pure)

An experimental decomposition of nonlinear forces on a surface-piercing column: Stokes-type expansions of the force harmonics

Chen, L., Zang, J., Taylor, P. H., Sun, L., Morgan, G., Grice, J., Orszaghova, J. & Tello, M., 10 Aug 2018, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 848, p. 42-77 36 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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piercing
Piercing
loading waves
Decomposition
harmonics
4 Citations (Scopus)
15 Downloads (Pure)

Experimental and numerical study on a novel dual-resonance wave energy converter with a built-in power take-off system

Chen, Z., Zhou, B., Zhang, L., Li, C., Zang, J., Zheng, X., Xu, J. & Zhang, W., 15 Dec 2018, In : Energy. 165, Part A, p. 1008-1020 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
5 Citations (Scopus)
43 Downloads (Pure)

Geometrical Evaluation on the Viscous Effect of Point-Absorber Wave-Energy Converters

Chen, Z. F., Zhou, B. Z., Zhang, L., Zhang, W. C., Wang, S. Q. & Zang, J., Aug 2018, In : China Ocean Engineering. 32, 4, p. 443-452 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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wave energy
Geometry
Flow fields
Computational fluid dynamics
Hydrodynamics
9 Citations (Scopus)
19 Downloads (Pure)

Influence of offshore fringing reefs on infragravity period oscillations within a harbor

Gao, J., Zhou, X., Zang, J., Chen, Q. & Zhou, L., 15 Jun 2018, In : Ocean Engineering. 158, p. 286-298 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Reefs
Ports and harbors
Topography
Water
36 Downloads (Pure)

Numerical simulation of wave propagation over submerged reef

Li, J., Zang, J., Liu, S., Jia, W. & Chen, Q., 4 Apr 2018. 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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wave propagation
reef
submergence
simulation
shoaling wave
3 Citations (Scopus)
30 Downloads (Pure)

Numerical study of harbor oscillations induced by water surface disturbances within harbors of constant depth

Gao, J., Zhou, X., Zhou, L., Zang, J., Chen, Q. & Ding, H., 1 Dec 2018, In : Ocean Dynamics. 68, 12, p. 1663-1681 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
40 Downloads (Pure)

Numerical study of the hydrodynamic performance of a pile-restrained WEC-type floating breakwater

Chen, Q., Zang, J., Zhao, X. & Ning, D., 4 Apr 2018. 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
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Floating breakwaters
Piles
Hydrodynamics
Breakwaters
Numerical models

Sensitivity analysis of wave energy converters in short-crested waves

Sun, L., Zang, J., Taylor, R. E., Taylor, P. H. & Chen, M., 1 Jan 2018, 13th ISOPE Pacific/Asia Offshore Mechanics Symposium, PACOMS 2018. International Society of Offshore and Polar Engineers, p. 365-370 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

29 Downloads (Pure)

Study of dam break flow interaction with urban settlements over a sloping channel

Stamataki, I., Zang, J., Buldakov, E., Kjeldsen, T. & Stagonas, D., 5 Sep 2018, In : E3S Web of Conferences. 40, 8 p., 06006.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Open Access
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2017

A 3D numerical study of solitary wave interaction with vertical cylinders using a parallelised Particle-In-Cell solver

Chen, Q., Zang, J., Kelly, D. M. & Dimakopoulos, A. S., 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
17 Citations (Scopus)
87 Downloads (Pure)

Extreme motion and response statistics for survival of the three-float wave energy converter M4 in intermediate water depth

Santo, H., Taylor, P. H., Carpintero Moreno, E., Stansby, P., Eatock Taylor, R., Sun, L. & Zang, J., 25 Feb 2017, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 813, p. 175-204 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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direct power generators
floats
water depth
Statistics
statistics
8 Citations (Scopus)
81 Downloads (Pure)

Extreme wave run-up and pressure on a vertical seawall

Ning, D., Wang, R., Chen, L. F., Li, J., Zang, J., Cheng, L. & Liu, S., 1 Sep 2017, In : Applied Ocean Research. 67, p. 188-200 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Retaining walls
Boundary element method
Pistons
Numerical models
Bandwidth
15 Citations (Scopus)

Linear diffraction analysis of the three-float multi-mode wave energy converter M4 for power capture and structural analysis in irregular waves with experimental validation

Sun, L., Zang, J., Stansby, P., Moreno, E. C., Taylor, P. H. & Taylor, R. E., 1 Feb 2017, In : Journal of Ocean Engineering and Marine Energy. 3, 1, p. 51-68 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
structural analysis
wave energy
Structural analysis
diffraction
Diffraction
19 Citations (Scopus)
105 Downloads (Pure)

The influence of swash-based reflection on surf zone hydrodynamics: a wave-by-wave approach

Martins, K., Blenkinsopp, C., Almar, R. & Zang, J., Apr 2017, In : Coastal Engineering. 122, p. 27-43 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Hydrodynamics
Beaches
Sediment transport
Radon
Erosion
2016
12 Citations (Scopus)
107 Downloads (Pure)

A Cartesian cut cell based two-way strong fluid-solid coupling algorithm for 2D floating bodies

Chen, Q., Zang, J., Dimakopoulos, A. S., Kelly, D. M. & Williams, C. J. K., 1 Apr 2016, In : Journal of Fluids and Structures. 62, p. 252-271 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Fluids
Natural sciences computing
Piercing
Lagrange multipliers
Poisson equation
42 Downloads (Pure)

Impact of hydrodynamic interactions on the performance of a three-float multi-mode wave energy converter M4 in regular waves

Sun, L., Zang, J., Stansby, P., Carpintero Moreno, E., Taylor, P. H. & Eatock Taylor, R., Apr 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
11 Citations (Scopus)

Linear diffraction analysis for optimisation of the three-float multi-mode wave energy converter M4 in regular waves including small arrays

Sun, L., Stansby, P., Zang, J., Carpintero Moreno, E. & Taylor, P. H., Nov 2016, In : Journal of Ocean Engineering and Marine Energy. 2, 4, p. 429-438

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
wave energy
power generation
diffraction
Diffraction
damping
15 Citations (Scopus)
101 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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scanners
Lasers
Monitoring
lasers
splashing
4 Citations (Scopus)
81 Downloads (Pure)

Numerical investigation of laboratory tested cross-flow tidal turbines and Reynolds number scaling

Stringer, R. M., Hillis, A. J. & Zang, J., 1 Jan 2016, In : Renewable Energy. 85, p. 1316-1327 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Reynolds number
Turbines
Turbomachine blades
Numerical models
Torque
16 Citations (Scopus)
157 Downloads (Pure)

Numerical study of roll motion of a 2-D floating structure in viscous flow

Chen, L., Sun, L., Zang, J., Hillis, A. & Plummer, A., Aug 2016, In : Journal of Hydrodynamics. 28, 4, p. 544-563

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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viscous flow
Viscous flow
Viscous Flow
floating
Numerical Study

Performance of the three-float wave energy converter M4 in regular and random waves

Sun, L., Zang, J., Stansby, P. K. & Carpintero Moreno, E., 2016, Progress in Renewable Energies Offshore - Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Renewable Energies Offshore, RENEW 2016. CRC Press, p. 269-276 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Takeoff
Hinges
Dynamic models
Tuning
Damping
8 Citations (Scopus)
109 Downloads (Pure)

Regular waves onto a truncated circular column: a comparison of experiments and simulations

Sun, L., Zang, J., Chen, L., Eatock Taylor, R. & Taylor, P., Sep 2016, In : Applied Ocean Research. 59, p. 650-662

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
11 Citations (Scopus)
116 Downloads (Pure)

Validation of the PICIN solver for 2D coastal flows

Chen, Q., Kelly, D. M., Dimakopoulos, A. S. & Zang, J., 1 Jun 2016, In : Coastal Engineering. 112, p. 87-98 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Fluid structure interaction
Natural sciences computing
Levees
Wave propagation
Dams
2015

CFD Modelling of Fall Pipe Rock Dumping Using PICIN

Chen, Q., Kelly, D. M., Spearman, J., Dimakopoulos, A., Zang, J. & Williams, C., 2015. 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

pipe
rock
modeling
incompressible flow
free surface flow

Examination of capability for reproduction of soliton fission of tsunami waves passing over shallow water reef by OpenFOAM

Translated title of the contribution: Examination of capability for reproduction of soliton fission of tsunami waves passing over shallow water reef by OpenFOAMMase, H., Zang, J., Yasuda, T., Gao, F. & Chen, L., 2015, In : Journal of Japan Society of Civil Engineers, Series B2 (Coastal Engineering). 71, 1, p. 52-57 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
99 Downloads (Pure)

Extreme wave elevations beneath offshore platforms, second order trapping, and the near flat form of the quadratic transfer functions

Grice, J. R., Taylor, P. H., Eatock Taylor, R., Zang, J. & Walker, D. A. G., Jul 2015, In : Computers and Fluids. 119, p. 13-25 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Transfer functions
Tension-leg platforms
Geometry
1 Citation (Scopus)

Hydrodynamic performance of a flap-type wave energy converter in viscous flow

Chen, L., Zang, J., Hillis, A. J. & Plummer, A. R., 1 Jan 2015, Proceedings of the 25th International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference, ISOPE 2015. International Society of Offshore and Polar Engineers, p. 849-856 8 p. ISOPE-I-15-713. (Proceedings of the International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference; vol. 2015-January).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

47 Downloads (Pure)

Numerical Simulation of Breaking Wave Impact on a Vertical Wall

Gao, F., Zang, J. & Blenkinsopp, C., 1 Apr 2015, 30th International Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies. Bristol

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
32 Downloads (Pure)

Numerical Study of a Three-float Wave Energy Converter - M4

Sun, L., Zang, J., Eatock Taylor, R., Taylor, P. H. & Stansby, P., 16 Jun 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Open Access
File
Takeoff
Wave energy conversion
Potential flow
Equations of motion
Hydrodynamics
58 Downloads (Pure)

Particle–In–Cell Numerical Solver for Free Surface Flows with Fluid–Solid Interactions

Chen, Q., Zang, J., Kelly, D., Williams, C. & Dimakopoulos, A., 2015. 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Open Access
File
Fluids
Navier Stokes equations
Numerical models
Hydrodynamics
15 Citations (Scopus)
87 Downloads (Pure)

PICIN: a particle-in-cell solver for incompressible free surface flows with two-way fluid-solid coupling

Kelly, D. M., Chen, Q. & Zang, J., 2 Jun 2015, In : SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing. 37, 3, p. B403-B424 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
Incompressible Surface
Free Surface Flow
CPU Time
Incompressible Flow
Fluid-solid Interaction
2014

Effects of wave spreading on performance of a wave energy converter

Sun, L., Zang, J., Eatock Taylor, R. & Taylor, P., 2 Apr 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Water waves
Takeoff
Numerical models

Hydrodynamic Analysis of Interactions between Waves and Offshore Structures

Sun, L., Chen, L. & Zang, J., Oct 2014, p. 261-266.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Offshore structures
Hydrodynamics
Potential flow
Viscous flow
Numerical analysis