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Cylindrical solitary waves

Chwang, Allen T. and Wu, Theodore Y. (1977) Cylindrical solitary waves. In: Waves on Water of Variable Depth. Lecture Notes in Physics. No.64. Springer Berlin Heidelberg , Berlin, Heidelberg, pp. 80-90. ISBN 9783540082538.

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Equations of motion of the Boussinesq or Korteweg-deVries type are derived for three-dimensional (axisymmetrical), weakly nonlinear, long waves in water of variable depth. Typical numerical solutions are presented for the propagation and focusing of a cylindrical solitary wave over an ocean of constant depth, or over a submerged conical island of constant slope.

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Additional Information:© Springer-Verlag 1977. The authors wish to thank Professor M. S. Longuet-Higglns, Professor D. H. Peregrine and Professor Christopher Brennen for useful discussions. This work was sponsored by the National Science Foundation under Grant AEN 72-03586.
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Subject Keywords:Phase Velocity; Solitary Wave; Constant Depth; Incoming Wave; Cylindrical Wave
Series Name:Lecture Notes in Physics
Issue or Number:64
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