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  • Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Volume 129
  • April 1983, pp. 213-218

Overhanging interfacial gravity waves of large amplitude

  • D. I. Meiron (a1) and P. G. Saffman (a1)
  • DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0022112083000737
  • Published online: 01 April 2006
Abstract

Methods to investigate the existence of overhanging gravity waves of permanent form at the interface between two uniform fluids of different density are discussed. Numerical results which demonstrate their existence are presented.

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