By N. Kuznetsov V. Maz'ya B. Vainberg

This booklet provides a self-contained and updated account of mathematical leads to the linear idea of water waves. The research of waves has many functions, together with the prediction of habit of floating our bodies (ships, submarines, tension-leg structures etc.), the calculation of wave-making resistance in naval structure, and the outline of wave styles over backside topography in geophysical hydrodynamics. the 1st part bargains with time-harmonic waves. 3 linear boundary price difficulties function the approximate mathematical versions for a lot of these water waves. the following part makes use of a plethora of mathematical thoughts within the research of those 3 difficulties. The options utilized in the e-book contain quintessential equations in line with Green's features, numerous inequalities among the kinetic and power strength and essential identities that are fundamental for proving the individuality theorems. The so-called inverse approach is utilized to developing examples of non-uniqueness, frequently often called 'trapped nodes.'

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39) as well. 59). Changing the variables (ξ, η) to (x,y), we get u = β(θ) cosh k0 (y + d)|x|−1/2 eik0 |x| + O |x|−3/2 as |x| → ∞. 61) Here β(θ) is a certain smooth function. 39) holds for u. If the water domain has the depth d at infinity but is not contained in L, then W = W ∩ {|x| > a} must be considered instead of W . Since W ⊂ L when a is sufficiently large, W can be considered as a water domain in which the cylinder {|x| < a} is immersed. 61) remain valid. 62) n=1 valid for (ξ, η) ∈ W ∩ {|x| > a}.

56). Thus we arrive at the following assertion. 42). 42) in order to describe the interaction of water waves with obstacles. As we see from Green’s decomposition, u L and u W correspond to incident and scattered waves, respectively, and the former is arbitrary whereas the latter depends on all the data of the problem. We mentioned at the beginning of this subsection that the last assertion is also true for W having the infinite depth. 57). However, not only its derivation is a little more tedious in this case, but we need an extra assumption to be imposed on w.

Green’s function G(z, ζ ) describing waves caused by a source placed at ζ = ξ + iη ∈ L must satisfy the following boundary value problem: ∇z2 G = −2π δζ (z) in L , G y − νG = 0 when y = 0, G y = 0 when y = −d, G |x| − ik0 G = o(1) as |x| → ∞. 38): G(z, ζ ) = − log |z − ζ | − log |z − ζ¯ + 2id| + 2 log d +2 − (ν + k) cos k(x − ξ ) cosh k(y + d) cosh k(η + d) −1 k sinh kd − ν cosh kd e−kd dk × . 1 (see Fig. 1), but indented at k0 instead of ν. 45) cos k(x − ξ ) G(z, ζ ) = − q(k) dk . 39). 47) is true.