Liquid Sloshing in 2 -Dimensional Rectangular Containers

Kidambi, R and Deshpande, MD (2000) Liquid Sloshing in 2 -Dimensional Rectangular Containers. Project Report. National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore, India.

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    Abstract

    Sloshing of an inviscid liquid in a two-dimensional container performing arbitrary motions is considered. In particular, three special cases are considered : (1) The free oscillations of the liquid surface in a stationary container,(2) Sloshing due to in-plane accelerations of the container and (3) Sloshing due to the pitching motion of the container. Equations are written in the body fitted coordinates. A finite difference scheme is used to solve these equations and analytical results have been obtained to linearized equations. The presenl simple numerical scheme does not permit large amplitudes of sloshing.13; However, it is possible to calculate the general sloshing motion for moderate amplitudes. The analytical results give an insight into many aspects of the motion and help build confidence in the computational procedure.

    Item Type: Proj.Doc/Technical Report (Project Report)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Sloshing;Free surface;Oscillations;Pitching 1
    Subjects: AERONAUTICS > Aerodynamics
    Division/Department: Computational and Theoretical Fluid Dynamics Division, Computational and Theoretical Fluid Dynamics Division
    Depositing User: Mrs Manoranjitha M D
    Date Deposited: 17 Jun 2005
    Last Modified: 24 May 2010 09:39
    URI: http://nal-ir.nal.res.in/id/eprint/782

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