By Qingwei Ma
Many of the Earth's floor is roofed through water. Many elements of our daily lives and actions should be stricken by water waves ultimately. 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 vital it's for us to completely comprehend water waves, specifically the very huge ones. a method to take action is to accomplish numerical simulation according to the nonlinear concept. massive study advances were made during this sector during the last decade by means of constructing a number of numerical equipment and utilising them to rising difficulties; although, beforehand there was no finished publication to mirror those advances. This particular quantity goals to bridge this hole. This booklet comprises 18 self-contained chapters written by way of greater than 50 authors from 12 diverse international locations, lots of whom are world-leading specialists within the box. every one bankruptcy relies usually at the pioneering paintings of the authors and their learn groups over the last many years. The chapters altogether care for just about all numerical tools which have been hired to date to simulate nonlinear water waves and canopy many very important and extremely attention-grabbing functions, similar to overturning waves, breaking waves, waves generated by way of landslides, freak waves, solitary waves, tsunamis, sloshing waves, interplay of utmost waves with shorelines, interplay with fastened constructions, and interplay with free-response floating constructions. for that reason, this ebook offers a finished assessment of the state of the art learn and key achievements in numerical modeling of nonlinear water waves, and serves as a different reference for postgraduates, researchers and senior engineers operating in undefined.
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