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Finite-amplitude waves on non-uniform currents

  • D. H. Peregrine
  • G. P. Thomas
Part IV — Waves and Currents
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 64)

Abstract

Longuet-Higgins'(1975) accurate numerical values of integral properties of periodic waves on deep water are used to determine how waves vary on non-uniform currents. In order to interpret the resulting solutions,the behaviour of linear and near-linear waves in the vicinity of caustics is examined . One set of singularities of the solutions remains unexplained.

Keywords

Gravity Wave Water Wave Airy Function Integral Property Wave Steepness 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. H. Peregrine
    • 1
  • G. P. Thomas
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of BristolBristol

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