JACIII Vol.16 No.4 pp. 508-513
doi: 10.20965/jaciii.2012.p0508


Finite Element Analysis of Tsunami by Viscous Shallow-Water Equations

Hiroshi Dan and Hiroshi Kanayama

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Kyushu University, 744 Motooka, Nishi-ku, Fukuoka 819-0395, Japan

December 12, 2011
March 31, 2012
June 20, 2012
tsunami, viscous shallow-water equations, Navier-Stokes equations, finite element method

In this paper, viscous shallow-water equations are derived from three-dimensional Navier-Stokes equations under the hydrostatic assumption. The viscous shallow-water equations are approximated by the finite element method based on our numerical scheme developed in 1978. This approach is used to simulate a tsunami in Hakata Bay. Results show a reasonable estimate of the tsunami arrival time.

Cite this article as:
H. Dan and H. Kanayama, “Finite Element Analysis of Tsunami by Viscous Shallow-Water Equations,” J. Adv. Comput. Intell. Intell. Inform., Vol.16, No.4, pp. 508-513, 2012.
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