Waves and Mean Flows

Waves and Mean Flows

by Oliver Buhler
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521866367

ISBN-13: 9780521866361

Pub. Date: 10/31/2009

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

A modern account of the nonlinear interactions between waves and mean flows such as shear flows and vortices.  See more details below

Overview

A modern account of the nonlinear interactions between waves and mean flows such as shear flows and vortices.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521866361
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/31/2009
Series:
Cambridge Monographs on Mechanics Series
Pages:
370
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface;
Part I. Fluid Dynamics and Waves:
1. Elements of fluid dynamics;
2. Linear waves;
3. Geometric wave theory;
4. Dispersive waves and ray tracing;
Part II. Wave-Mean Interaction Theory:
5. Zonally symmetric wave-mean interaction theory;
6. Internal gravity waves;
7. Shear flows;
8. Three-dimensional rotating flow;
9. Rossby waves and balanced dynamics;
10. Lagrangian-mean theory;
11. Zonally symmetric GLM theory;
Part III. Waves and Vortices:
12. A framework for local interactions;
13. Wave-driven vortex dynamics on beaches;
14. Wave refraction by vortices; Bibliography; Index.

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