Sachdev, PL and Seshadri, VS (1979) Long waves in inviscid compressible atmospheres: Isothermal atmosphere. In: Physics of Fluids, 22 (1). pp. 60-67.
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Solitary waves and cnoidal waves have been found in an adiabatic compressible atmosphere which, under ambient conditions, has winds, and is isothermal. The theory is illustrated with an example for which the background wind is linearly increasing. It is found that the number of possible critical speeds of the flow depends crucially on whether the Richardson number is greater or less than one‐fourth.
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|Department/Centre:||Division of Physical & Mathematical Sciences > Mathematics|
|Date Deposited:||16 Dec 2010 06:49|
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