On modifications of the zakharov equation for surface gravity waves

Michael Stiassnie*, Lev Shemer

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Abstract

The Zakharov integral equation for surface gravity waves is modified to include higherorder (quintet) interactions, for water of constant (finite or infinite) depth. This new equation is used to study some aspects of class I (4-wave) and class II (5-wave) instabilities of a Stokes wave.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)47-67
Number of pages21
JournalJournal of Fluid Mechanics
Volume143
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1984
Externally publishedYes

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