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Journal of Engineering Mathematics

, Volume 77, Issue 1, pp 181–186 | Cite as

A note on the amplitude modulation of symmetric regularized long-wave equation with quartic nonlinearity

  • Hilmi DemirayEmail author
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Abstract

We study the amplitude modulation of a symmetric regularized long-wave equation with quartic nonlinearity through the use of the reductive perturbation method by introducing a new set of slow variables. The nonlinear Schrödinger (NLS) equation with seventh order nonlinearity is obtained as the evolution equation for the lowest order term in the perturbation expansion. It is also shown that the NLS equation with seventh order nonlinearity assumes an envelope type of solitary wave solution.

Keywords

Nonlinear Schrödinger equation Solitary waves Symmetric regularized wave equation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsIsik UniversityIstanbulTurkey

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