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Published April 1983 | Published
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Overhanging interfacial gravity waves of large amplitude


Methods to investigate the existence of overhanging gravity waves of permanent form at the interface between two uniform fluids of different density are discussed. Numerical results which demonstrate their existence are presented.

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© 1983 Cambridge University Press. Received 30 August 1982. We thank Dr H. C. Yuen for the benefit of extensive discussions and valuable suggestions. This work was partially supported by the National Science Foundation (grant OCE-8100517). The Cray-1 at NCAR is supported by the National Science Foundation.

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