Liquid Waves by Computer

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Science  03 Sep 1965:
Vol. 149, Issue 3688, pp. 1092-1093
DOI: 10.1126/science.149.3688.1092


A numerical, fluid-dynamics technique for high-speed computers is described and illustrated. It applies to the solution of problems dealing with incompressible viscous fluids and involving nonsteady motions in several dimensions in space. The ability to handle free-surface boundary conditions allows waves to be studied through all phases of breaking and splashing, as well as a number of related phenomena.