Archive of Applied Mechanics

, Volume 84, Issue 9–11, pp 1583–1593 | Cite as

On solitons in media modelled by the hierarchical KdV equation

  • Andrus SalupereEmail author
  • Martin Lints
  • Jüri Engelbrecht
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In the present paper, formation of solitons in microstructured continuum, modelled by a hierarchical Korteweg–de Vries equation, is studied. The model equation is integrated numerically making use of the discrete Fourier transform-based pseudospectral method under different initial conditions. Main attention is paid to the formation of hidden solitons and applicability of the discrete spectral analysis.


Solitons Microstructured continuum Hidden solitons Discrete spectral analysis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrus Salupere
    • 1
    Email author
  • Martin Lints
    • 1
  • Jüri Engelbrecht
    • 1
  1. 1.CENSInstitute of Cybernetics at Tallinn University of TechnologyTallinnEstonia

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