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Water Waves The Mathematical Theory with Applications

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ISBN-10: 0471570346

ISBN-13: 9780471570349

Edition: 1958

Authors: J. J. Stoker

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Offers an integrated account of the mathematical hypothesis of wave motion in liquids with a free surface, subjected to gravitational and other forces. Uses both potential and linear wave equation theories, together with applications such as the Laplace and Fourier transform methods, conformal mapping and complex variable techniques in general or integral equations, methods employing a Green's function. Coverage includes fundamental hydrodynamics, waves on sloping beaches, problems involving waves in shallow water, the motion of ships and much more.
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Book details

List price: $183.00
Copyright year: 1958
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/24/1992
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 600
Size: 6.34" wide x 9.13" long x 1.40" tall
Weight: 2.112
Language: English

Basic Hydrodynamics
The Two Basic Approximate Theories
Waves Simple Harmonic in the Time
Simple Harmonic Oscillations in Water of Constant Depth
Waves Maintained by Simple Harmonic Surface Pressure in Water of Uniform Depth: Forced Oscillations
Waves on Sloping Beaches and Past Obstacles
Motions Starting From Rest: Transients
Unsteady Motions
Waves on A Running Stream: Ship Waves
Two-Dimensional Waves on a Running Stream in Water of Uniform Depth
Waves Caused by a Moving Pressure Point: Kelvin's Theory of the Wave Pattern Created by a Moving Ship
The Motion of a Ship, as a Floating Rigid Body, in a Seaway
Long Waves in Shallow Water
Mathematical Hydraulics
Problems in Which Free Surface Conditions Are Satisfied Exactly: The Breaking of a Dam
Levi-Civita's Theory
Bibliography
Indexes