By Qingwei Ma
Many of the Earth's floor is roofed by way of water. Many elements of our daily lives and actions might be stricken by water waves not directly. occasionally, the waves may cause catastrophe. one of many examples was once the tsunami that happened within the Indian Ocean on 26 December 2004. this means how very important it's for us to totally comprehend water waves, particularly the very huge ones. a technique to take action is to accomplish numerical simulation in response to the nonlinear conception. substantial learn advances were made during this region during the last decade by way of constructing a number of numerical equipment and utilizing them to rising difficulties; despite the fact that, formerly there was no accomplished booklet to mirror those advances. This distinctive quantity goals to bridge this hole. This publication comprises 18 self-contained chapters written via greater than 50 authors from 12 varied international locations, lots of whom are world-leading specialists within the box. each one bankruptcy is predicated customarily at the pioneering paintings of the authors and their learn groups over the last a long time. The chapters altogether care for just about all numerical tools which were hired to date to simulate nonlinear water waves and canopy many vital and extremely fascinating purposes, comparable to overturning waves, breaking waves, waves generated by means of landslides, freak waves, solitary waves, tsunamis, sloshing waves, interplay of utmost waves with shores, interplay with fastened constructions, and interplay with free-response floating constructions. consequently, this ebook presents a finished evaluate of the state of the art study and key achievements in numerical modeling of nonlinear water waves, and serves as a distinct reference for postgraduates, researchers and senior engineers operating in undefined.
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Advances in Numerical Simulation of Nonlinear Water Waves (Advances in Coastal and Ocean Engineering) by Qingwei Ma