The Modulation of short Waves Riding on Solitary waves

Shen, I.F. and Easson, W.J. and Greated, C.A. and Evans, Andy (1994) The Modulation of short Waves Riding on Solitary waves. Physics of Fluids, 6 (10). pp. 3317-3323. ISSN 1070-6631. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

The modulation of linear short waves riding on a long finite-amplitude solitary wave has been analyzed numerically. It is found that the maximum modulated wave number, frequency, and amplitude of short waves always occur at the crest of solitary waves. This paper shows that the modulated wave number on the crest of solitary waves increases significantly as the amplitude of the solitary waves increases, and that the modulated short wave frequency and amplitude on the crest increase almost linearly.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Engineering and Digital Arts
Depositing User: P. Ogbuji
Date Deposited: 18 Jun 2009 18:10
Last Modified: 16 Jun 2014 13:27
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/20038 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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