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Title: Second-order wave diffraction in two dimensions
Authors: McIver, M.
Issue Date: 1994
Publisher: © Elsevier
Citation: MCIVER, M., 1994. Second-order wave diffraction in two dimensions. Applied Ocean Research, 16 (1), pp.19-25.
Abstract: A method for constructing the second-order diffraction potential associated with two-dimensional bodies is described. By introducing analytic functions such as the square of the first-order complex velocity and taking their real or imaginary parts, harmonic functions are generated which are products of first-order quantities. A particular solution for the second-order potential which satisfies the inhomogeneous free surface condition is formed from a combination of these harmonic functions. This particular solution is found to contain a vortex-like term which dominates the behaviour of the second-order potential at large depths and high frequencies. High frequency approximations to the second-order horizontal and vertical forces are developed and compared with computations of the full second-order forces on a semi-circular cylinder.
Description: This article is closed access.
Version: Closed access
DOI: 10.1016/0141-1187(94)90011-6
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/11775
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0141-1187(94)90011-6
ISSN: 0141-1187
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