Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Surface Water Waves

13 Aug--31 Aug 2001

Organisers: Dr SE Belcher (Reading), Professor TJ Bridges (Surrey), Dr SG Sajjadi (John C. Stennis Space Center)

BRIMS, HEWLETT-PACKARD LABORATORIES

BRIMS Day

Tuesday 14th August 2001

Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Seminar Room 2, 20 Clarkson Road, Cambridge

New Developments in the Study of Water Waves

Organiser: S E Belcher (Reading)

11.30 – 11.45

Coffee & Registration

 

11.45 – 12.30

M. S. Longuet-Higgins FRS (University of California at San Diego)
“Jets and breaking in standing water waves of large amplitude, and in steep waves reflected from vertical walls”

 

12.30 – 14.00

Lunch

 

14.00 – 14.45

J. L. Bona (University of Texas)
“Water waves and nearshore zone sediment transport”

 

14.45 – 15.30

F. Dias (Ecole Normale Superieure de Cachan)
“A new three-dimensional numerical wave tank - Description and applications”

 

15.30 – 16.00

Tea

 

16.00 – 16.45

W. K. Melville (University of California at San Diego)
“The statistics of wave breaking at the ocean surface: theory and observations”

 

16.45 – 17.30

H. Segur (University of Colorado at Boulder)
“Travelling waves of permanent form”

 

17.30 – 18.15

J.-M. Vandenbroeck (University of East Anglia)
“Capillary-gravity waves of exponentially small amplitude”

 

18.15 – 19.15

Wine Reception at the Newton Institute

If you plan to attend this meeting please let Tracey Andrew at the Institute know by 7 August 2001


These lectures are linked to the Isaac Newton Institute Programme on Surface Water Waves

 

Anyone interested is welcome to attend. Lunch will be provided at a nominal charge; please let Tracey Andrew at the Institute know by 7 August 2001 if you intend to come, to help us plan for lunch: telephone: (01223) 335984; fax: (01223) 330508. There are limited funds available to assist research students to attend: please apply by 7 August 2001 to Tracey Andrew at the Institute. Scientific enquiries may be addressed to Dr Stephen E. Belcher

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