On breaking waves

  • M.S. Longuet-Higgins
Part III — Waves and Beaches
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 64)


Breaking Wave National Physical Laboratory Steep Wave Radiation Stress Power Machine 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M.S. Longuet-Higgins
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  1. 1.Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical PhysicsUniversity of Cambridge and Institute of Oceanographic SciencesWormleySurrey

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