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Title: Application of SPH in Fluid-Structure Interaction Problems
Author(s): Bogdan-Alexandru Belega               

Abstract: In the present work an approach to solve fluid-structure interaction problems is presented. The interesting and complex behavior of fluids emerges mainly from interaction processes. Smooth particles hydrodynamics is a meshfree, Lagrangian particle method and a simple, flexible method for modeling fluid flows and solid bodies. This method has been applied to the multiphase flows, heat conduction, high explosive problems and so on. This paper presents some theoretical fundamentals of the SPH method, including specific kernels.

Keywords: SPH (smoothed particle hydrodynamics), impact, kernel function, fluid flow, smoothing length.


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