Validation of a SPH-FEM Model for Seal Dynamics of Surface Effect Ships

Yang, Q., Jones, V., Kumar, P., and McCue, L., “Validation of a SPH-FEM Model for Seal Dynamics of Surface Effect ShipsNaval Engineers Journal, Volume 125, Number 4, December 2013.


David Hickerson, MS

David Hickerson successfully defended his MS in July of 2013.  In his research he used computational fluid dynamics simulations to study a sailboat heaving-to in a storm.  His complete thesis is available online here.

Van Jones

Van is a Hokie through and through having completed all his degrees at Virginia Tech. Van’s PhD research focuses on using particle based CFD to study a host of naval engineering problems with an emphasis on computational aspects to particle-based codes. He is the resident computer scientist on the research team. For more details on Van’s work, click on the tag ‘Jones‘ on this site.