A note on solitary waves with variable surface tension in water of infinite depth


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Ozugurlu E. , Vanden-Broeck J. -.

ANZIAM JOURNAL, vol.48, pp.225-235, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 48
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1017/s1446181100003059
  • Title of Journal : ANZIAM JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.225-235

Abstract

Two-dimensional gravity-capillary solitary waves propagating at the surface of a fluid of infinite depth are considered. The effects of gravity and of variable surface tension are included in the free-surface boundary condition. The numerical results extend the constant surface tension results of Vanden-Broeck and Dias to situations where the surface tension varies along the free surface.