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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.

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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.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Numerical investigation of harbor oscillations induced by focused transient wave groups

Gao, J., Ma, X., Zang, J., Dong, G., Ma, X., Zhu, Y. & Zhou, L., 25 Feb 2020, In : Coastal Engineering.

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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.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
2019

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.

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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.

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16 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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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.

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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.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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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.

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6 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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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.

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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.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

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.

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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.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
2018

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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10 Citations (Scopus)
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Numerical simulation of wave propagation over submerged reef

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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10 Citations (Scopus)
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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.

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16 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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22 Citations (Scopus)
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2016

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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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

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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.

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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

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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.

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11 Citations (Scopus)
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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.

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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.

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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.

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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).

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1 Citation (Scopus)

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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2014

Effects of wave spreading on performance of a wave energy converter

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

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