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## Surface Gravity Waves

*John A. Adam*

### in Rays, Waves, and Scattering: Topics in Classical Mathematical Physics

- Published in print:
- 2017
- Published Online:
- May 2018
- ISBN:
- 9780691148373
- eISBN:
- 9781400885404
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691148373.003.0011
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter deals with the underlying mathematics of surface gravity waves, defined as gravity waves observed on an air–sea interface of the ocean. Surface gravity waves, or surface waves, differ ... More

## Newtonian Gravity

*David M. Wittman*

### in The Elements of Relativity

- Published in print:
- 2018
- Published Online:
- August 2018
- ISBN:
- 9780199658633
- eISBN:
- 9780191863653
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780199658633.003.0016
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Having developed a framework for subsuming gravity into relativity, we examine how gravity behaves as a function of the source mass (Earth, Sun, etc.) and distance from that sourcemass.We develop ... More

## Scattering of Surface Gravity Waves by Islands, Reefs, and Barriers

*John A. Adam*

### in Rays, Waves, and Scattering: Topics in Classical Mathematical Physics

- Published in print:
- 2017
- Published Online:
- May 2018
- ISBN:
- 9780691148373
- eISBN:
- 9781400885404
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691148373.003.0017
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter focuses on the scattering of surface gravity waves by islands, reefs, and barriers. Surface gravity waves that propagate from the deep ocean to coastal regions may be strongly amplified ... More

## Fluids

*Dmitry Budker and Alexander O. Sushkov*

### in Physics on Your Feet: Berkeley Graduate Exam Questions: or Ninety Minutes of Shame but a PhD for the Rest of Your Life!

- Published in print:
- 2015
- Published Online:
- April 2015
- ISBN:
- 9780199681655
- eISBN:
- 9780191761645
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681655.003.0002
- Subject:
- Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

The problems in this chapter cover hydrostatics, nonviscous and viscous flow, surface gravity waves, bubbles, melting, the distribution of the Earth’s atmospheric temperature, and other topics. The ... More

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