By Qingwei Ma
Many of the Earth's floor is roofed via water. Many elements of our daily lives and actions could be plagued by water waves in a roundabout way. occasionally, the waves could cause catastrophe. one of many examples used to be the tsunami that happened within the Indian Ocean on 26 December 2004. this means how very important it really is for us to totally comprehend water waves, specifically the very huge ones. a method to take action is to accomplish numerical simulation according to the nonlinear concept. significant study advances were made during this zone during the last decade by way of constructing a number of numerical equipment and using them to rising difficulties; even though, formerly there was no complete e-book to mirror those advances. This targeted quantity goals to bridge this hole. This ebook includes 18 self-contained chapters written via greater than 50 authors from 12 diversified nations, a lot of whom are world-leading specialists within the box. each one bankruptcy relies quite often at the pioneering paintings of the authors and their study groups over the last a long time. The chapters altogether care for just about all numerical tools which were hired to this point to simulate nonlinear water waves and canopy many vital and intensely attention-grabbing functions, similar to overturning waves, breaking waves, waves generated through landslides, freak waves, solitary waves, tsunamis, sloshing waves, interplay of maximum waves with shorelines, interplay with mounted constructions, and interplay with free-response floating buildings. for this reason, this publication presents a complete assessment of the state of the art study 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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