• The University of Western Australia (M053), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 394 Citations
  • 11 h-Index
20102022
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Research Output 2010 2019

  • 394 Citations
  • 11 h-Index
  • 38 Article
  • 15 Conference paper
  • 1 Review article
2019
1 Citation (Scopus)

Amplification of random wave run-up on the front face of a box driven by tertiary wave interactions

Zhao, W., Taylor, P. H., Wolgamot, H. A. & Eatock Taylor, R., 25 Jun 2019, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 869, p. 706-725 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

wave interaction
Amplification
boxes
weather
interactions

Eliciting features of 2D greenwater overtopping of a fixed box using modified dam break models

Zhang, X., Draper, S., Wolgamot, H., Zhao, W. & Cheng, L., 1 Mar 2019, In : Applied Ocean Research. 84, p. 74-91 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dams
Momentum
Computational fluid dynamics
Hammers
Screening

Resolving wave and laminar boundary layer scales for gap resonance problems

Wang, H., Wolgamot, H. A., Draper, S., Zhao, W., Taylor, P. H. & Cheng, L., 10 May 2019, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 866, p. 759-775 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

laminar boundary layer
Laminar boundary layer
Damping
damping
harmonic excitation
2018
4 Citations (Scopus)

Current practice and research directions in hydrodynamics for FLNG-side-by-side offloading

Zhao, W., Milne, I. A., Efthymiou, M., Wolgamot, H. A., Draper, S., Taylor, P. & Eatock Taylor, W. R., 2018, In : Ocean Engineering. 158, p. 99–110

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Liquid sloshing
Hydrodynamics
Liquefied natural gas
Ships
Damping
2 Citations (Scopus)

Dependence of critical filling level on excitation amplitude in a rectangular sloshing tank

Lu, Y., Zhou, T., Cheng, L., Zhao, W. & Jiang, H., 15 May 2018, In : Ocean Engineering. 156, p. 500-511 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Liquid sloshing
Tanks (containers)
Fluids
Pressure sensors
Water levels
2 Citations (Scopus)
Mooring
Offshore structures
Time series
1 Citation (Scopus)
Surface waves
Dynamic models
Computational fluid dynamics
Ships
Iterative methods
8 Citations (Scopus)

Estimation of gap resonance relevant to side-by-side offloading

Zhao, W., Pan, Z., Lin, F., Li, B., Taylor, P. H. & Efthymiou, M., 1 Apr 2018, In : Ocean Engineering. 153, p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Potential flow
Damping
Fluids
White noise
Testing
4 Citations (Scopus)

Identifying linear and nonlinear coupling between fluid sloshing in tanks, roll of a barge and external free-surface waves

Zhao, W., Taylor, P. H., Wolgamot, H. A. & Eatock Taylor, R., 10 Jun 2018, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 844, p. 403-434 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

liquid sloshing
Liquid sloshing
Barges
Surface waves
surface waves
9 Citations (Scopus)

Linear viscous damping in random wave excited gap resonance at laboratory scale — NewWave analysis and reciprocity

Zhao, W., Taylor, P. H., Wolgamot, H. A. & Taylor, R. E., 1 Jul 2018, In : Journal of Fluids and Structures. 80, p. 59-76 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Damping
Potential flow
Transfer functions
Boundary layers
Diffraction
1 Citation (Scopus)

Numerical investigation of effects of bow flare angle on greenwater overtopping a fixed offshore vessel

Zhang, X., Wolgamot, H., Zhao, W. & Cheng, L., 1 Jan 2018, Offshore Technology. The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 1.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Dams
Momentum
Computational fluid dynamics
Fluxes
Hammers

Resonant fluid motion in the narrow gap between FLNG and LNG carrier

Wolgamot, H., Chua, K. H., Feng, X., Li, B. & Zhao, W., 2018, Offshore Technology Conference Asia 2018, OTCA 2018. Offshore Technology Conference

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Liquefied natural gas
Fluids
Damping
Potential flow
Catchments

Technology qualification of deepwater transport shuttle adjustable buoyancy system

Gaskill, C. G., Carlisle, K. B., Schroeder, A. J., Chitwood, J. E., Gay, T. A. & Zhao, W., 1 Jan 2018, Offshore Technology Conference, OTC 2018. USA: Offshore Technology Conference, Vol. 5. p. 3358-3374 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Buoyancy
Macros
Drilling
Barges
Cost reduction
2017
1 Citation (Scopus)

Anchor loads in taut moorings: The impact of inverse catenary shakedown

Xiong, L., White, D. J., Neubecker, S., Zhao, W. & Yang, J., 1 Sep 2017, In : Applied Ocean Research. 67, p. 225-235 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mooring
Anchors
Soils
Dynamic response
Hysteresis
1 Citation (Scopus)

Development of a CFD model to simulate three-dimensional gap resonance applicable to FLNG side-by-side offloading

Wang, H., Draper, S., Zhao, W., Wolgamot, H. & Cheng, L., 1 Jan 2017, Offshore Technology. ASME International, Vol. 1. p. V001T01A032 11 p. OMAE2017-61673

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Dynamic models
Computational fluid dynamics
Numerical models
Ships
Experiments
3 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of conventional methods of establishing extreme mooring design loads

Stanisic, D., Efthymiou, M., Kimiaei, M. & Zhao, W., 2017, Proceedings of the ASME 36th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering. United States: ASME International, Vol. 3A. 9 p. V03AT02A017

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Mooring
Statistics
Ships
39 Citations (Scopus)

Gap resonance and higher harmonics driven by focused transient wave groups

Zhao, W., Wolgamot, H. A., Eatock Taylor, R. & Taylor, P., 10 Feb 2017, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 812, p. 905-939 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

harmonics
sea states
boxes
planetary waves
autocorrelation
5 Citations (Scopus)

Nonlinear dynamics and impact load in float-over installation

Hu, Z., Li, X., Zhao, W. & Wu, X., 1 Apr 2017, In : Applied Ocean Research. 65, p. 60-78 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Loads (forces)
State space methods
Power spectral density
Degrees of freedom (mechanics)
Convolution

Numerical Simulation of Deterministic Freak Wave Based on Energy Distribution

Gao, N. B., Yang, J. M., Zhao, W. H. & Li, X., 1 Dec 2017, In : Chuan Bo Li Xue/Journal of Ship Mechanics. 21, 12, p. 1449-1459 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Computer simulation
Wavelet analysis
Wavelet transforms
Wave propagation
5 Citations (Scopus)

Roll response of an LNG carrier considering the liquid cargo flow

Zhao, W. & McPhail, F., 1 Jan 2017, In : Ocean Engineering. 129, p. 83-91 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Liquefied natural gas
Liquid sloshing
Liquids
Barges
Natural frequencies
2016
13 Citations (Scopus)

Dynamics of a taut mooring line accounting for the embedded anchor chains

Xiong, L., Yang, J. & Zhao, W., 2016, In : Ocean Engineering. 121, p. 403-413

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mooring
Anchors
Soils
Dynamic response
5 Citations (Scopus)
Liquefied natural gas
Liquid sloshing
Offshore structures
Liquids
Liquefaction
10 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of wave excitation force prediction deviations on the discrete control performance of an oscillating wave energy converter

Zhang, X., Yang, J., Zhao, W. & Xiao, L., 2016, In : Ships and Offshore Structures. 11, 4, p. 351-368

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Convolution
Surface waves
Numerical models
Hydrodynamics
Data storage equipment
4 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental determination of resonant response in the narrow gap between two side-by-side fixed bodies in deep water

Zhao, W., Wolgamot, H., Draper, S., Taylor, P. H., Taylor, R. E. & Efthymiou, M., 2016, Proceedings of the 2016 35th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering. Paik, J. K. (ed.). ASME International, Vol. 1. V001T01A021

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

deep water
liquefied natural gas
vessels
floating
water depth

Experimental studies on wave elevation inside a two-dimensional sloshing tank

Lu, Y., Zhao, W., Zhou, T. & Cheng, L., 2016, Proceedings of the 26th International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference. Wang, A., Chung, J., Kokkinis, T. & Muskulus, M. (eds.). International Society of Offshore and Polar Engineers, Vol. 3. p. 996-1001 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Liquid sloshing
Statistical methods
Experiments
Pressure sensors
Gages
12 Citations (Scopus)

Freak wave forces on a vertical cylinder

Deng, Y., Yang, J., Zhao, W., Li, X. & Xiao, L., 2016, In : Coastal Engineering. 114, p. 9-18

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wavelet transforms
Transfer functions
Kinematics

Numerical Investigation of Green Water for A Two Dimensional Fixed Rectangular Structure

Zhang, X., Draper, S., Wolgamot, H., Zhao, W., Cheng, L. & White, D., 2016, Proceedings of the 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference. Ivey, G., Jones, N. & Zhou, T. (eds.). Australasian Fluid Mechanics Society, 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

fixed structure
overtopping
dam
wave group
water
5 Citations (Scopus)

Numerical simulation of deterministic freak wave sequences and wave-structure interaction

Gao, N., Yang, J., Zhao, W. & Li, X., 2016, In : Ships and Offshore Structures. 11, 8, p. 802-817

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Computer simulation
Offshore structures
Computational fluid dynamics
Ships

Numerical simulations of the load on an embedded anchor from a taut mooring system

Xiong, L., Zhao, W., Yang, J. & White, D., 2016, Proceedings of the 26th International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference. Chung, J. S., Muskulus, M., Kokkinis, T. & Wang, A. M. (eds.). International Society of Offshore and Polar Engineers, p. 691-696 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Mooring
Anchors
Computer simulation
Dynamic analysis
Drag

Roll performance of an LNGC with partially-filled spherical tanks

Zhao, W., Efthymiou, M., Wille, S. & McPhail, F., 2016, Proceedings of the 2016 Offshore Technology Conference. Harvey, D. & Knobloch, C. (eds.). Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), Vol. 3. p. 2353-2366 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Liquefied natural gas
Liquids
Time series
Availability
Water
1 Citation (Scopus)

Study on global performances and mooring-induced damping of a semi-submersible

Xiong, L. Z., Yang, J. M., Lv, H. N., Zhao, W. H. & Kou, Y. F., 1 Oct 2016, In : China Ocean Engineering. 30, 5, p. 671-686 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mooring
submersible
damping
Damping
prediction
8 Citations (Scopus)

Theoretical and numerical estimation of ship-to-ship hydrodynamic interaction effects

Yuan, Z. M., Ji, C. Y., Incecik, A., Zhao, W. & Day, A., 2016, In : Ocean Engineering. 121, p. 239-253

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Ships
Hydrodynamics
Fans
Green's function

Two dimension numerical study of resonant free surface motion in the gap between two fixed vessels

Wang, H., Draper, S., Zhao, W., Wolgamot, H. & Cheng, L., 2016, Proceedings of the 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference. Ivey, G., Jones, N. & Zhou, T. (eds.). Australasian Fluid Mechanics Society, 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Hardening
Computational fluid dynamics
Fluids
2015
3 Citations (Scopus)

An efficient focusing model of freak wave generation considering wave reflection effects

Deng, Y., Yang, J., Zhao, W., Xiao, L. & Li, X., 2015, In : Ocean Engineering. 105, p. 125-135

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Computer simulation
5 Citations (Scopus)

Motion responses of a moored barge in shallow water

Xiong, L., Lü, H., Yang, J. & Zhao, W., 2015, In : Ocean Engineering. 97, p. 207-217

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Barges
Water
Hydrodynamics
Ocean engineering
Transfer functions
5 Citations (Scopus)

The horizontal stability of an flng with different turret locations

Xie, Z., Yang, J., Hu, Z., Zhao, W. & Zhao, J., 2015, In : International Journal of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering. 7, 2, p. 244-258

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Numerical models
Statistics
Computer simulation
Floating liquefied natural gas
5 Citations (Scopus)

Wave forces on horizontal cylinder due to nonlinear focused wave groups

Gao, N., Yang, J., Li, X. & Zhao, W., 2015, The Proceedings of The Twenty-fifth (2015) International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference. Colorado, USA: International Society of Offshore and Polar Engineers, Vol. 3. p. 674-678

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Software packages
Kinematics
2014
31 Citations (Scopus)

Coupled analysis of nonlinear sloshing and ship motions

Zhao, W., Yang, J., Hu, Z. & Tao, L., 2014, In : Applied Ocean Research. 47, p. 85-97

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Liquid sloshing
Ships
Numerical models
Natural frequencies
Hydrodynamics
8 Citations (Scopus)

Coupling between roll motions of an FLNG vessel and internal sloshing

Zhao, W., Yang, J., Hu, Z. & Tao, L., 2014, In : Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering. 136, 2, p. 021102-1 - 021102-10

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Liquid sloshing
Steel
Water
Time series
Experiments
18 Citations (Scopus)

Hydrodynamics of a 2D vessel including internal sloshing flows

Zhao, W., Yang, J., Hu, Z., Xiao, L. & Tao, L., 2014, In : Ocean Engineering. 84, p. 45-53

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Liquid sloshing
Hydrodynamics
Natural frequencies
Ships
32 Citations (Scopus)

Prediction of hydrodynamic performance of an FLNG system in side-by-side offloading operation

Zhao, W., Yang, J., Hu, Z. & Tao, L., 2014, In : Journal of Fluids and Structures. 46, p. 89-110

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydrodynamics
Liquefied natural gas
Damping
Stiffness
Floating liquefied natural gas
1 Citation (Scopus)

Research on the coupling effects between ship motions and sloshing

Zhao, W., Yang, J., Tao, L. & White, D., 2014, OMAE. ASME International, Vol. 8B. p. V08BT06A005

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Liquid sloshing
Ships
Steel
White noise
Floating liquefied natural gas
2013
11 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of Sloshing on the Global Motion Responses of FLNG

Zhao, W., Yang, J. M. & Hu, Z. Q., 2013, In : Ships and Offshore Structures. 8, 2, p. 111-122

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)

Hydrodynamics of an FLNG system in tandem offloading operation

Zhao, W., Yang, J. M., Hu, Z. Q. & Xie, B., 2013, In : Ocean Engineering. 57, p. 150-162

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Numerical investigation on the hydrodynamic difference between internal and external turret-moored FLNG

Zhao, W., Yang, J. M., Hu, Z. Q. & Wei, Y. F., 2013, In : Journal of Shanghai Jiaotong University (Science). 18, 5, p. 590-597

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2012
12 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental Investigation of the Effects of Inner-Tank Sloshing on Hydrodynamics of an FLNG System

Zhao, W., Yang, J. M. & Hu, Z. Q., 2012, In : Journal of Hydrodynamics. 24, 1, p. 107-115

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

full-scale measurement investigation of the hydrodynamics of a turret-moored fpso in a typhoon and deduction of its mooring loads

Zhao, W., Yang, J. M., Hu, Z. Q. & Wei, Y. F., 2012, In : Ships and Offshore Structures. 7, 3, p. 285-295

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Citations (Scopus)

Hydrodynamic Interaction between FLNG vessel and LNG carrier in side by side configuration

Zhao, W., Yang, J. M., Hu, Z. Q. & Xiao, L. F., 2012, In : Journal of Hydrodynamics. 24, 4, p. 823-832

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Investigation on the hydrodynamic performance of an ultra deep turret-moored FLNG system

Zhao, W., Yang, J. M., Hu, Z. Q., Xiao, L. F. & Peng, T., 2012, In : China Ocean Engineering. 26, 1, p. 77-93

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2011
8 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental and numerical investigation of the roll motion behavior of a floating liquefied natural gas system

Zhao, W., Yang, J. M., Hu, Z. Q., Xiao, L. F. & Peng, T., 2011, In : Science China: Physics, Mechanics and Astronomy. 56, 3, p. 629-644

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle