Skip to main content
    • Aa
    • Aa

Theory of non-propagating surface-wave solitons

  • A. Larraza (a1) and S. Putterman (a1)

An incompressible inviscid fluid contained in a channel in a gravitational field admits soliton-like disturbances where the velocity potential depends upon all three coordinates as well as time, yet its centre of mass can be at rest. These solitons were recently discovered by Wu, Keolian & Rudnick. The calculations are carried out with the multiple-scales approach. Consequences of mass conservation and radiation are discussed.

Recommend this journal

Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this journal to your organisation's collection.

Journal of Fluid Mechanics
  • ISSN: 0022-1120
  • EISSN: 1469-7645
  • URL: /core/journals/journal-of-fluid-mechanics
Please enter your name
Please enter a valid email address
Who would you like to send this to? *


Full text views

Total number of HTML views: 0
Total number of PDF views: 34 *
Loading metrics...

Abstract views

Total abstract views: 84 *
Loading metrics...

* Views captured on Cambridge Core between September 2016 - 24th July 2017. This data will be updated every 24 hours.