Publications

The following publications describe some developments and applications of WAMIT, listed in reverse chronological order.  Links will download as a PDF.  Some of these references are courtesy of Ecole Centrale de Nantes, Hiroshima University , Istituto Nazionale Studi ed Esperienze di Architettura Navale, Kyushu University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of Oslo and WIT Press. 

Newman J.N., " Trapped-wave modes of bodies in channels", Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 812, pp 178-198, 2017.

Newman J.N., " Channel wall effects in radiation-diffraction analysis", 31st International Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, Plymouth, MI, 2016.

Duffett J., Beck R.F., Zhang X., Makiand K. and Newman J.N., " Experimental and numerical study of waves amplified by a submerged plate", 31st International Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, Plymouth, MI, 2016.

Read, R.W., Bingham, H.B. and Newman J.N., " Measurements of cloaking produced by an array of circular cyliders", 31st International Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, Plymouth, MI, 2016.

Lee, C.-H. and Newman, J.N., " An extended boundary integral equation for structures with oscillatory free surface pressure ", International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conferenc (ISOPE), Kona, HI, 2015.(also appears in IJOPE, 26(1), 41-47, 2016.)

Newman J.N., " Amplification of waves by submerged plates", 30th International Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, Bristol,UK, 2015.

Evans, D. V. and Newman J.N., " A wave energy converter with an internal water tank", 26th International Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, Athens, Greece, 2011.

Newman J.N., " Analysis of wave generators and absorbers in basins", Applied Ocean Research,32(1), 71-82, 2010.

Ferreira, M.D. and Newman, J.N., "Diffraction effects and ship motions on an artificial seabed," 24th International Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, Zelenogorsk, Russia 2009.

Newman, J.N.,"Trapping of water waves by moored bodies," Journal of Engineering Mathematics, Vol. 62, pp. 303-314, 2008. (Copyrighted by Springer Science+Business Media B.V.)

O'Dea, J.F. and Newman, J.N., "Numerical Studies of Directional Wavemaker Performance," 28th American Towing Tank Conference, Ann Arbor , Michigan 2007

Lee, C.-H., "On the evaluation of quadratic forces on stationary bodies", Journal of Engineering Mathematics, Vol. 58, pp. 141-148, 2007. (Copyrighted by Springer Science+Business Media B.V.)

Molin, B., Jamois, E., Lee, C.-H. and Newman, J.N., "Nonlinear Wave Interaction with a Square Cylinder," 20th International Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, Spitsbergen , Norway 2005. (Copyrighted by University of Oslo .)

Newman, J.N., "Wave Effects on Vessels with Internal Tanks," 20th International Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, Spitsbergen , Norway 2005. (Copyrighted by University of Oslo .)

Newman, J.N., "Efficient Hydrodynamic Analysis of VLFS ," Workshop on Very Large Floating Structures for the Future, Trondheim , Norway 2004.

Newman, J.N., "Second-order Diffraction in Short Waves," 19th International Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, Cortona , Italy 2004.(Copyrighted by Istituto Nazionale Studi ed Esperienze di Architettura Navale.)

Newman, J.N., "Progress in wave load computations on offshore structures" , Invited Lecture, 23th OMAE Conference, Vancouver , Canada , 2004.

Lee, C.-H. and Newman, J.N., "Computation of wave effects using the panel method," in Numerical models in fluid-structure interaction , Preprint,Editor S. Chakrabarti, WIT Press, Southhampton, 2004. (Copyrighted by WIT Press.)

McIver, P. and Newman, J.N., "Trapping structures in the three-dimensional water-wave problem," Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol. pp. 484, 283-301, 2003.

Newman, J.N., "Low-frequency Resonance of Moonpools," 18th International Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, Le Croisic , France 2003.(Copyrighted by Ecole Centrale de Nantes.)

Lee, C.-H., Letcher, Jr., J.S., Mack II, R.G., Newman, J.N., Shook, D.M. and Stanley , E.,"Integration of Geometry Definition and Wave Analysis Software," Proceedings of 21th OMAE Conference, Oslo , Norway 2002.

Newman, J.N. and Lee, C.-H., " Boundary-Element Methods in Offshore Structure Analysis," Proceedings of 2Oth OMAE Conference, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2001.Also published in Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, Vol. 124, pp 81-89,2002.

Newman, J.N., "Wave Effects on Multiple Bodies," Hydrodynamics in Ship and Ocean Engineering, RIAM, Kyushu University 2001. (Copyrighted by RIAM, Kyushu University .)

Lee, C.-H. and Newman, J.N., "Solution of Radiation Problems with Exact Geometry," 16th International Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, Hiroshima , Japan 2001. (Copyrighted by Hiroshima University .)

Newman, J.N., "Diffraction of water waves by an air chamber," 15th International Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, Caesarea , Israel 2000.

Korsmeyer, F.T., Bingham, H.B., and Newman, J.N. "TiMIT - A Panel Method for Transient Wave-Body Interactions", ResearchLaboratory of Electronics, MIT, 1999.

Kring, D., Korsmeyer, F. T., Singer, J., and White, J. K., "Analyzing Mobile Offshore Bases using Accelerated Boundary-Element Methods", VLFS'99 Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1999.

Kring, D., Korsmeyer, F. T., Singer, J., Danmeier D. and White, J. K., "Accelerated Nonlinear Wave Simulations for Large Structures", 7th Int'l Conference on Numerical Ship Hydrodynamics, Nantes , France , 1999.

Lee, C.-H. and Newman, J. N., "Wave Effects on Large Floating Structures with Air Cushions", VLFS'99 Conference, Honolulu , Hawaii , 1999. (Also appears in Journal of Marine Structures, 13, 315-330 (2000).)

Korsmeyer, F. T., Klemas, T. J., White, J. K. and Phillips, J., "Fast Hydrodynamic Analysis of Large Offshore Structures", ISOPE'99, Brest , France , 1999.

Korsmeyer, F. T., "FFT Acceleration of the Rectangular Dock Problem", 14th International Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, Port Huron , MI , 1999.

Newman, J. N. and Lee, C.-H., "Heave Response of a Semi-Submersible Near Resonance", 14th International Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, Port Huron , MI , 1999.

Newman, J. N., "Radiation and Diffraction Analysis of the McIver Toroid", Journal of Engineering Mathematics, Vol. 35, pp. 135-147, 1999.

Danmeier, D. G., "A Higher-Order Panel Method for Large-Amplitude Simulations of Bodies in Waves", Ph.D. Thesis, Dept. of Ocean Eng'ng, MIT, 1998.

Lee C.-H. and Newman J.N. "An assessment of hydroelasticity for very large hinged vessels", Proceedings of the second Int'l Conference on Hydroelasticity in Marine Technology, Fukuoka , 1998. (Also appears in Journal of Fluids and Structures, 14, 957-970 (2000).)

Korsmeyer F. T. and Bingham, H. B., "The Forward Speed Diffraction Problem" Journal of Ship Research, Vol. 42, No. 2, pp. 99-112, 1998.

Farina L. and Lee, C.-H., "An Effective Treatment of Corner Singularities in Higher Order Integral Methods for Water Wave Diffraction" Day of Diffraction '98 International Seminar, St. Petersburg , Russia , 1998.

Lee C.-H., Farina L., and Newman J. N., "A Geometry-Independent Higher-Order Panel Method and its Application to WaveBody Interactions", Engineering Mathematics and Applications Conference, Adelaide , 1998.

Danmeier, D., "Multiple-body Simulations Using a Higher-Order Panel Code", 13th International Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, Delft , The Netherlands , 1998.

Newman, J. N., "Hydrodynamic Analysis of the Mclver Toroid" , 13th International Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, Delft , The Netherlands , 1998.

Newman, J. N., "Wave Effects on Hinged Bodies Part IV - Vertical Bending Modes", 1998 (Parts I - IV were formerly available from http://chf.mit.edu).

Newman, J. N., "Wave Effects on Hinged Bodies Part III - Hinge Loads vs. Number of Modules", 1998.

Newman, J. N., "Wave Effects on Hinged Bodies Part II-Hinge Loads", 1997.

Newman, J. N., "Wave Effects on Hinged Bodies Part I- Body Motions", 1997.

Zhu, X., "A higher-order panel method for third-harmonic diffraction problem", Ph.D. Thesis, Dept of Ocean Engineering, MIT, 1997.

Farstad, T. H., "Transient seakeeping analysis Using generalized modes", MS. Thesis, Dept. of Ocean Engineering, MIT, 1997.

Lee, C.-H. "Wave interaction with huge floating structure", BOSS'97, Delft , The Netherlands , 1997.

Bratland, A. K., Korsmeyer F. T., Newman, J. N., "Time domain calculation in finite water depth" 12th International Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, Marseille, France, 1997.

Farstad, T. H., "Impulsive diffraction on an array of three cylinders" 12th International Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, Marseille , France , 1997.

Maniar, H.D. and Newman, J.N. "Wave diffraction by a long array of cylinders,'' Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 339, 309-329 1997.

Newman, J.N., "The second-order wave force on a vertical cylinder," Journal of Fluid Mechanics,Vol. 320, pp. 417-443, 1996.

Lee, C.-H., Maniar, H.D., Newman, J.N., and Zhu, X., "Computations of wave loads using a B-spline panel method," 21st Symposium on Naval Hydrodynamics in Trondheim, Norway, 1996.

Lee, C.-H., Newman, J.N., and Nielsen, F.G., "Wave interactions with an oscillating water column," ISOPE '96, 1996.

Korsmeyer, T., Phillips, J., and White, J. "A Precorrected-FFT Algorithm for Accelerating Surface Waves," presented at the 11th Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, Hamburg , 1996.

Zhu, X., and Maniar, H.D., "3rd Order Wave Loads Using a Higher Order Panel Method," presented at 11th International Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, Hamburg, 1996.

Bingham, H.B., and Maniar, H.D., "Computing the double-body m-terms using a high-order B-spline based panel method," presented at the 11th International Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, Hamburg , 1996.

Maniar, H.D., and Newman, J.N., "Wave diffraction by a long array of circular cylinders," presented at 11th International Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, Hamburg , 1996.

Lee, C.-H. and Nielsen, F.G., "Analysis of oscillating-water column device using a panel method," presented at 11th International Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, Hamburg , 1996.

Lee, C.-H., Newman, J.N., and Zhu, X., "An extended boundary-integral-equation method for the removal of irregular-frequency effects," International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids,Vol 23, 637-660, 1996.

Newman J.N., Maniar H.D., and Lee C.-H., "Analysis of wave effects for very large floating structures," Workshop on very large floating structures, Hayama , Japan , 1996.

Lee, C.-H. "WAMIT Theory Manual," MIT Report 95-2, Dept. of Ocean Eng. , MIT, 1995

Korsmeyer, F.T., and Bingham, H.B., "Seakeeping Computations in Following Waves," presented at the 10th Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, Oxford , England , 1995.

Zhu, X., "Numerical Method for Nonlinear Wave Loads on Truncated Cylinder," presented at the 10th Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, Oxford , England , 1995.

Newman, J.N., and Lee, C.-H., "Runup on a Vertical Cylinder in Long Waves," presented at the 10th Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, Oxford, England, 1995.

Maniar, H., "A B-spline Based Higher Order Method in 3D," presented at the 10th Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, Oxford , England , 1995.

Newman, J.N., "To Second Order and Beyond," presented at the Texas Section of SNAME TLP Technology Symposium, 1995.

Maniar, H., "A B-spline Based Higher Order Method for Linear Wave-Body Interactions in 3D: Some Preliminary Results," presented at new England Section, SNAME, 1995.

Newman, J.N., "Nonlinear Scattering of Long Waves by a Vertical Cylinder," presented at the Symposium on Waves and Nonlinear Processes in Hydrodynamics, Oslo , Norway , 1995.

Bingham, H. B., Korsmeyer, F. T. and Newman, J. N. "Prediction of the seakeeping characteristics of ships," 20th Symposium on Naval Hydrodynamics, Santa Barbara , CA 1994.

Faltinsen, O. M., Newman, J. N., and Vinje, T. "Nonlinear wave loads on a slender vertical cylinder," Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 289, pp179- 198, 1995.

Zhu, X. "Irregular frequency removal from the boundary integral equation for the wave-body problem," MSc Thesis, Dept. of Ocean Engineering, MIT 1994.

Ferreira, M. D., and Lee, C.-H. "Computation of second-order mean wave forces and moments in multibody interaction," BOSS '94, MIT

Zhu, X., and Lee, C.-H. "Removing the irregular frequencies in wave-body interactions," Ninth International Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, Kyushu 1994.

Clarisse, J.-M., Newman, J. N., and Ursell, F. "Integrals with a large parameter: water waves due to an impulse on finite depth," Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series A, Vol 450, pp67-87 1995.

Newman, J. N. "Wave effects on deformable bodies," Applied Ocean Research, Vol 16, 1, 47-59 1994.

Korsmeyer, F. T., Yue, D. K. P., Nabors, K., and White, J. "Multipole-Accelerated Preconditioned Iterative Methods for Three-Dimensional Potential Problems," Proceedings of BEM 15, Worcester , Massachusetts 1993, pp. 517-527.

Lee, C.-H. and Newman, J. N. "Second-order wave effects on offshore structures" BOSS '94, MIT

Fathi, D., Lee, C.-H., and Newman, J. N. "Computation of wave induced motions on a flexible container," Symposium on Hydroelasticity, Trondheim , Norway 1994.

Fathi, D., "Linear Hydrodynamic Loads due to Elastic Deformations of Large Volume Structures" ,thesis prepared at M.I.T. for siv. ing. degree from NTH, Trondheim 1993.

Clarisse, J.-M., Newman, J. N., and Ursell, F. "Asymptotic expansion of the Cauchy-Poisson problem in a fluid of finite depth," Ninth International Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, Kyushu , Japan 1994.

Korsmeyer, F. T., Lee, C.-H., and Newman, J. N. "The computation of ship interaction forces in restricted water," Journal of Ship Research Vol. 37, No. 4: 298-306, 1993.

Bingham, H. B., Korsmeyer, F. T., Newman, J. N., and Osborne, G. E. "The simulation of ship motions," Sixth International Conference on Numerical Ship Hydrodynamics, Iowa City , Iowa 1993.

Hsin, C.-Y., Kerwin, J. E., and Newman, J. N. "A higher-order panel method based on B-splines," Department of Ocean Engineering, MIT, Report 93-3, 1993.

Hsin, C.-Y., Kerwin, J. E., and Newman, J. N. "A higher-order panel method based on B-splines," Sixth International Conference on Numerical Ship Hydrodynamics, Iowa City , Iowa 1993.

Newman, J. N. "Wave-drift damping of floating bodies," Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol 249, pp241-59, 1993.

Newman, J. N. "Deformable floating bodies," Eighth International Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, St. John's, Newfoundland 1993.

Lee, C.-H., and Zhu, X. "Second-order diffraction and radiation solutions on floating bodies," Eighth International Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, St. John's, Newfoundland 1993.

Newman, J. N. "Panel methods in marine hydrodynamics," Keynote Lecture, Eleventh Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Hobart , Australia 1992.

Lee, C.-H. and Newman, J. N. "Sensitivity of wave loads to the discretization of bodies" BOSS '92, London .

Newman, J. N. "A neo-classical approach to wave-drift damping," Seventh International Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, Val de Reuil, 1992.

Newman, J. N. "Higher-order influence functions in parametric space, Part 2 -- Three-dimensional analysis" unpublished report included in October 1991 Steering Committee Report.

Newman, J. N. "Higher-order influence functions in parametric space, Part 1 -- Two-dimensional analysis" unpublished report included in October 1991 Steering Committee Report.

Lee C.-H., Newman, J. N., Kim, M. H., and Yue "The computation of second-order wave loads," OMAE Conference, Stavanger, 1991.

Newman, J. N. "WAMIT V3.1S Second-Order Module - Theoretical Background," unpublished report included in April 1991 Steering Committee Report.

Lee C.-H., "Second-order wave loads on a stationary body," 6th International Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, Woods Hole, 1991.

Lee, C.-H. and Newman, J. N., "First-and second-order wave effects on a submerged spheroid," J. Ship Research, 1991.

Newman, J. N., "Second-harmonic wave diffraction at large depths," J. Fluid Mech., Vol. 213, pp59-70, April 1990.

Newman, J. N., "The approximation of free-surface Green functions," Retirement Meeting for Professor F. J. Ursell, Manchester, UK, March 1990. Published in "Wave Asymptotics," edited by P. A. Martin and G. R. Wickham, 107-135, Cambridge , Universit

Lee, C.-H., "Kochin-type second-order wave exciting forces," 5th International Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, Manchester , UK , March 1990.

Lee, C.-H., "Second-order wave forces on floating bodies," 4th International Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, Oystese , Norway , 1989.

Lee, C.-H., and Sclavounos, P. D., "Removing the irregular frequencies from integral equations in wave-body interactions," J. Fluid Mech. Vol 207, pp393-418, 1989.

Newman, J. N. and Sclavounos, P. D., "The computation of wave loads on large offshore structures," 5th International Conference on the Behaviour of Offshore Structures BOSS `88 Trondheim , Norway , 1988.

Korsmeyer, F. T., Lee, C.-H., Newman, J. N., and Sclavounos, P. D., "The analysis of wave interactions with tension leg platforms," OMAE Conference, Houston , 1988.

 


Examples of structures analyzed by WAMIT

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Cylinder NavExp Test09 Test 22 Test 25 TLP2ndOrder WitFig6