By Qingwei Ma
Lots of the Earth's floor is roofed through water. Many features of our daily lives and actions could be suffering from water waves indirectly. occasionally, the waves may cause catastrophe. one of many examples used to be the tsunami that happened within the Indian Ocean on 26 December 2004. this means how vital it's for us to totally comprehend water waves, particularly the very huge ones. a method to take action is to accomplish numerical simulation according to the nonlinear concept. huge study advances were made during this sector during the last decade by way of constructing quite a few numerical equipment and employing them to rising difficulties; besides the fact that, in the past there was no complete ebook to mirror those advances. This distinctive quantity goals to bridge this hole. This booklet includes 18 self-contained chapters written through greater than 50 authors from 12 assorted international locations, a lot of whom are world-leading specialists within the box. each one bankruptcy is predicated in most cases at the pioneering paintings of the authors and their examine groups during the last many years. The chapters altogether take care of just about all numerical tools which were hired up to now to simulate nonlinear water waves and canopy many vital and intensely attention-grabbing purposes, akin to overturning waves, breaking waves, waves generated by way of landslides, freak waves, solitary waves, tsunamis, sloshing waves, interplay of utmost waves with shores, interplay with mounted constructions, and interplay with free-response floating buildings. for this reason, this booklet offers a entire review of the state of the art examine and key achievements in numerical modeling of nonlinear water waves, and serves as a special 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