This highly acclaimed series provides survey articles on the present state and future direction of research in important branches of applied mechanics.
Front Cover; Advances in Applied Mechanics, Volume 32; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Contributors; Preface; Chapter 1. Solitary Wave Formation and Dynamics on Falling Films; I. Introduction; II. Model Equations; III. Evolution toward Solitary Waves; IV. Solitary Waves; V. Discussion and Future Work; Acknowledgments; References; Chapter 2. The Mechanism for Frequency Downshift in Nonlinear Wave Evolution; Abstract; I. Introduction; II. The Hilbert Transform: The Methodology; III. The Laboratory Experiment; IV. The Field Experiment; V. Discussions; VI. Conclusions; Acknowledgments
III. Seepage Flow in Rigid Porous MediaIV. Diffusion and Dispersion; V. Other Applications; Acknowledgments; References; Author Index; Subject Index