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.

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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.

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