Journal of Japan Society of Civil Engineers, Ser. B2 (Coastal Engineering)
Online ISSN : 1883-8944
Print ISSN : 1884-2399
Development of Fluid-Elastoplastic Hybrid Particle Method for Tsunami Simulation due to Slope Failure
Hiroyuki IKARIHitoshi GOTOHHidefumi YODOSHI
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2009 Volume 65 Issue 1 Pages 46-50

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In order to simulate an occurrence process of tsunami induced by a slope failure due to an earthquake, it is required to treat an elastoplastic analysis for slope failure, fluid analysis and fluid-elastoplastic interaction in the numerical model. Therefore, in this study, by using the particle method which is suitable for an analysis on large deformation of soil and complicated water surface change, the fluid-elastoplastic hybrid model is developed to simulate a complicated process of a slope failure induced tsunami. In this model, an elastoplastic analysis including large deformation of soil and a fluid analysis are unified.

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