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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


Stokes’s Fundamental Contributions to Fluid Dynamics

Peter Lynch

in George Gabriel Stokes: Life, Science and Faith

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198822868
eISBN:
9780191861321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822868.003.0006
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

George Gabriel Stokes made fundamental mathematical contributions to fluid dynamics that had profound practical consequences. The basic equations formulated by him play a central role in numerical ... More


The Scientific Legacy of George Gabriel Stokes

Andrew Fowler

in George Gabriel Stokes: Life, Science and Faith

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198822868
eISBN:
9780191861321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822868.003.0011
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

The scientific legacy of George Gabriel Stokes is considered. Certain aspects of Stokes’s research work are reviewed and related to more recent fields of research. These include the Navier–Stokes ... More


Analytic Element Method across Fields of Study

David R. Steward

in Analytic Element Method: Complex Interactions of Boundaries and Interfaces

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198856788
eISBN:
9780191890031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856788.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter introduces the philosophical perspective for solving problems with the Analytic Element Method, organized within three common types of problems: gradient driven flow and conduction, ... More


Analytic Element Method: Complex Interactions of Boundaries and Interfaces

David R. Steward

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198856788
eISBN:
9780191890031
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856788.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

The Analytic Element Method provides a foundation to solve boundary value problems commonly encountered in engineering and science. The goals are: to introduce readers to the basic principles of the ... More


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