Panelization study for free surface potential flow computation

  • Florin Pacuraru “Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati
Keywords: panelization, free-surface, potential flow.


The present work concerns the space discretion of the free-surface potential flow computation based boundary element method. A series of systematically sensitivity studies on the number of panels and distribution on the body and on the free surface have been performed in order to find the optimum panelization in terms of accuracy and computational time. Finally, some recommendations based on the sensitivity studies will be outlined.


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How to Cite
Pacuraru F. Panelization study for free surface potential flow computation. Annals of ”Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati. Fascicle XI Shipbuilding [Internet]. 31Dec.2017 [cited 9Aug.2022];40:71-0. Available from:

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