Finite element and experimental analyses of unsteady hydrodynamic flows in lakes

Masaji Watanabe, Satoshi Numaguchi

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We present a numerical result in finite element analysis of flows in the water environment. We also present a result that we obtained experimentally utilizing the global positioning system (GPS). We show how the numerical result can be incorporated in analysis to simulate the experimental result. We describe our technique with an example in which an unsteady flow generated in Kojima Lake was analyzed numerically and experimentally.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)67-72
Number of pages6
JournalInternational Journal of Computational Fluid Dynamics
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2005


  • Experimental analysis
  • Finite element method
  • Global positioning system
  • Water environment

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computational Mechanics
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering


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