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Question about water waves

  1. Aug 4, 2012 #1
    Say i drop a 1kg rock into a pond from a height of 2 meters.i want to find out how high the water wave will be. how would i go about this problem?
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  3. Aug 4, 2012 #2


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    Test it.
    If that is not possible, simulate it.

    The height of waves (more than 1) will decrease with increasing distance to the impact point, so "the height of the water wave" is not a single value.
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