Future Directions in the Study of Nonconservative Water Wave Systems

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Marshall P. Tulin

Ocean Engineering Laboratory, University of California, Goleta, CA 92117e-mail: mpt@engineering.ucsb.edu

J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng 125(1), 3-8 (Feb 28, 2003) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1537720 History: Received March 01, 2002; Revised September 01, 2002; Online February 28, 2003
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Topics: Waves , Water waves
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Grahic Jump Location
Results of numerical experiments on modulating planar waves: the orbital speed at the wave crest, νc, for waves passing the modulation peak, vs. their non-dimensional amplitude, ηk, cp is the phase speed. cg is the group speed. kD is the non-dimensional mean water depth in shallow water. k is the wavenumber. × waves which subsequently recede, not breaking ○ waves which subsequently deform, leading to jet formation and breaking ⋄ the same waves as ○, now deformed, at initiation of jet formation at crest, leading to splashing. (a) deep water (b) shallow water
Grahic Jump Location
Numerical simulations using SPH of a progressive bore initiated in shallow water at A and progressing to the right




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