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Water waves generated by a moving bottom

  • Denys Dutykh
  • Frédéric Dias

Abstract

Waves at the surface of a liquid can be generated by various mechanisms: wind blowing on the free surface, wavemaker, moving disturbance on the bottom or the surface, or even inside the liquid, fall of an object into the liquid, liquid inside a moving container, etc. In this paper, we concentrate on the case where the waves are created by a given motion of the bottom. One example is the generation of tsunamis by a sudden seafloor deformation.

Keywords

Free Surface Water Wave Tsunami Source Tsunami Generation Bottom Pressure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Denys Dutykh
    • 1
  • Frédéric Dias
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre de Mathématiques et de Leurs ApplicationsEcole Normale Supérieure de CachanCachan cedexFrance

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