Numerical simulation of wave propagation over submerged reef

Jinxuan Li, Jun Zang, Shuxue Liu, Wei Jia, Qiang Chen

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Wave transformation over a submerged reef was investigated numerically using OpenFOAM. The  numerical model was validated against the physical experimental data, and it has shown that the  model is capable of simulating the key processes of wave shoaling, breaking and transmission over  the  submerged  reef.  A  series  of  new  numerical  studies  were  conducted  considering  different  incident wave heights, submergences and slopes of the reef. The influences of reef slope and  submergence on the wave properties over the reef are discussed. 
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 4 Apr 2018
EventInternational Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies - Guidel-Plages, France
Duration: 4 Apr 20187 Apr 2018


ConferenceInternational Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies
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    Li, J., Zang, J., Liu, S., Jia, W., & Chen, Q. (2018). Numerical simulation of wave propagation over submerged reef. Paper presented at International Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, Guidel-Plages, France.