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A thin elastic cantilever plate is situated in the wake of a rigid square cylinder. Two configurations are studies. One with no initial deflection, the other with an initial deflection of approx. 2.3cm. In the initial deflection configuration, the beam is released after ten seconds.

References :

[1] W. A. Wall and E. Ramm, “Fluid structure interaction based upon a stabilized (ale) finite element method,” 1998.

[2]B. Hübner, E. Walhorn, and D. Dinkler, “A monolithic approach to fluid–structure interaction using space–time finite elements,” Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, vol. 193, no. 23–26, pp. 2087 – 2104, 2004.

[3] W. A. Wall, Fluid-Struktur-Interaktion mit stabilisierten Finiten Elementen. PhD thesis, Stuttgart University, 1999.