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The Propagation of the Front of Parametrically Excited Capillary Ripples

  • P. A. Matusov
  • L. Sh. Tsimring
Part of the Research Reports in Physics book series (RESREPORTS)

Abstract

The propagation of the capillary ripple front of the surface of a fluid in a periodically oscillating vessel is investigated theoretically and experimentally. The propagation velocity of the parametric instability front is found from the linear theory; it is demonstrated that the nonlinear front propagates with linear velocity. The front of a parameterically excited ripple is obtained in laboratory conditions’ and the dependence of the front velocity on supercriticality is found experimentally.

Keywords

Front Velocity Parametric Instability Tank Wall Stationary Front Instability Front 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. A. Matusov
    • 1
  • L. Sh. Tsimring
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Applied PhysicsUSSR Academy of SciencesGorkyUSSR

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