Advances in Numerical Simulation of Nonlinear Water Waves by Qingwei Ma

By Qingwei Ma

Lots of the Earth's floor is roofed by means of water. Many elements of our daily lives and actions could be tormented by water waves ultimately. occasionally, the waves could cause catastrophe. one of many examples used to be the tsunami that happened within the Indian Ocean on 26 December 2004. this means how vital it's for us to totally comprehend water waves, specifically the very huge ones. a method to take action is to accomplish numerical simulation in keeping with the nonlinear conception. significant learn advances were made during this sector during the last decade via constructing a variety of numerical equipment and making use of them to rising difficulties; although, beforehand there was no finished booklet to mirror those advances. This exact quantity goals to bridge this hole. This booklet includes 18 self-contained chapters written by way of greater than 50 authors from 12 diversified international locations, a lot of whom are world-leading specialists within the box. every one bankruptcy relies ordinarily at the pioneering paintings of the authors and their examine groups during the last a long time. The chapters altogether care for just about all numerical equipment which have been hired to date to simulate nonlinear water waves and canopy many vital and extremely fascinating purposes, comparable to overturning waves, breaking waves, waves generated via landslides, freak waves, solitary waves, tsunamis, sloshing waves, interplay of utmost waves with shores, interplay with fastened constructions, and interplay with free-response floating buildings. hence, this ebook presents a complete review of the cutting-edge learn and key achievements in numerical modeling of nonlinear water waves, and serves as a special reference for postgraduates, researchers and senior engineers operating in undefined.

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44 (dots). 40 − 46 (dots). 5 0 u g/k. a) Computed Fig. 13. 38 (solid line). 41 November 7, 2008 16:46 World Scientific Review Volume - 9in x 6in ANSW01 J. Grue and D. 41 (overturning). ) The velocity plot is asymmetric with larger velocities in the front part of the wave than in the rear. When the wave is about to break, the horizontal velocities exhibit increase, while the vertical velocities become reduced. 49, document that the Camille and Draupner waves eventually developed into breaking. 1) giving √ [ω/k]/[ g/k] = 1 + 2 / .

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