First Analytical Chapter: Long Wave Set-Up

  • Elena Tolkova
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Earth Sciences book series (BRIEFSEARTH)


Cross-river integrated Shallow-Water Equations (SWE). Problem formulation describing a wave ascending a river. One difference between tide and tsunami propagating into a river. Dimensionless form of the SWE, and implications for waves in different rivers. Backwater curve of a steady flow entering a reservoir. Backwater set by an intruding wave. Analytical treatment of the problem: backwater profile set by a small wave ascending a stream.


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  • Elena Tolkova
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  1. 1.NorthWest Research Associates, IncKirklandUSA

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