Fluid Dynamics

, Volume 41, Issue 6, pp 949–956 | Cite as

The generation of three-dimensional internal waves and attendant boundary layers in a viscous continuously stratified fluid. Construction of an analytical solution

  • A. Yu. Vasil’ev
  • Yu. D. Chashechkin


An analytical solution of a linearized problem of the emission of periodic internal waves by part of a plane which oscillates with a small amplitude in an arbitrary direction in a viscous exponentially stratified fluid is constructed. Solutions of the dispersion equation are given for all positions of the emitting surface (arbitrary, vertical, horizontal, and critical when one of the beam propagation directions is collinear with the emitting surface). The possibility of transition to the case of a uniform fluid, which is important for applications, is analyzed.


viscous stratified fluid periodic internal waves boundary layers exact solutions 


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  • A. Yu. Vasil’ev
  • Yu. D. Chashechkin

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