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A note on numerical computations of large amplitude standing waves

Saffman, Philip G. and Yuen, Henry C. (1979) A note on numerical computations of large amplitude standing waves. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 95 (4). pp. 707-715. ISSN 0022-1120. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:SAFjfm79b

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Abstract

Numerical solutions of the inviscid equations that describe standing waves of finite amplitude on deep water are reported. The calculations suggest that standing waves exist of steepness, height and energy greater than the limiting wave of Penney & Price (1952). The computed profiles are found to be consistent with Taylor's (1953) experimental observations.


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Additional Information:Copyright © 1979 Cambridge University Press. Reprinted with permission. (Received 19 October 1978 and in revised form 12 February 1979)
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