Experimental studies of wave refraction

  • D. G. Provis
Part I — Wave Propagation in Water of Variable Depth
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 64)


Water Wave Geometrical Optic Phase Pattern Amplification Pattern Wave Refraction 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. G. Provis
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  1. 1.Flinders Institute for Atmospheric and Marine Sciences, School of Earth SciencesFlinders University of South AustraliaBedford Park

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