Acta Mechanica

, Volume 77, Issue 1–2, pp 121–129

A note on the porous-wavemaker problem

  • A. Chakrabarti


A complete analytical solution is obtained, by using an integral transform method, for the porous-wavemaker problem, when the effect of surface tension is taken into account on the free surface of water of finite-depth in which surface waves are produced by small horizontal oscillations of a porous vertical plate. The final results are expressed in the form of convergent integrals as well as series and known results are reproduced when surface tension is neglected.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Chakrabarti
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Applied MathematicsIndian Institute of ScienceBangaloreIndia

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