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Please look at these streamlines

  1. May 10, 2007 #1
    Hi all.
    From the internet, I found the following picture for streamlines of a solitary wave passing a submersed object.
    Do you find these streamlines strange?
    And I guess the streamlines for a travelling solitary wave without such a submersed object shall be similar for the upper part?

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  3. May 11, 2007 #2
    You are right... There is an analytic way to come with such behavior in ode's. It's called boundary layer.
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