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Publications [#243347] of J. Thomas Beale

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  1. Beale, JT; Hou, TY; Lowengrub, J, Stability of boundary integral methods for water waves, AMS-IMS-SIAM Joint Summer Research Conference (1996), pp. 241-245
    (last updated on 2018/02/25)

    This paper studies the numerical stability of method of boundary integral type, in which the free surface is tracked explicitly. The focus is on two-dimensional motions, periodic in the horizontal direction, so that issues of boundary conditions for the free surface can be avoided. The case considered is rather special, but analysis has provided a definitive answer in this case, and the treatment of this case might partially clarify the numerical issues in the more realistic problems. The results are presented in detail. A calculation of an overturning wave illustrates the resolution made possible by a fully stable numerical method. A careful study of an overturning wave by method of this class was presented previously.
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