Freak-waves: Compact equation versus fully nonlinear one

A. I. Dyachenko, D. I. Kachulin, Vladimir E Zakharov

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We compare applicability of the recently derived compact equation for surface wave with the fully nonlinear equations. Strongly nonlinear phenomena, namely modulational instability and breathers with the steepness μ 0.4 are compared in numerical simulations using both models.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationExtreme Ocean Waves
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages22
ISBN (Print)9783319215754, 9783319215747
StatePublished - Sep 2 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)
  • Environmental Science(all)

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