Kinematics of interacting solitons in two-dimensional space

Ostrovsky, L.A. and Stepanyants, Y.A. (2020) Kinematics of interacting solitons in two-dimensional space. Russian Journal of Earth Science, 20:ES4007. pp. 1-11. ISSN 1681-1208

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Abstract

A simple kinematic approach to the description of the interaction between solitons is developed. It is applicable to both integrable and non-integrable two-dimensional models, including those commonly used for studying the surface and internal oceanic waves. This approach allows obtaining some important characteristics of the interaction between solitary waves propagating at an angle to each other. The developed theory is validated by comparison with the exact solutions of the Kadomtsev-Petviashvili equation and then applied to the observed interaction of solitary internal waves in a two-layer fluid within the two-dimensional Benjamin-Ono model.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences - School of Sciences (6 Sept 2019 -)
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences - School of Sciences (6 Sept 2019 -)
Date Deposited: 27 Jul 2020 00:28
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2020 00:58
Uncontrolled Keywords: Surface and internal waves; solitons; kinematic approach; Kadomtsev-Petviashvili equation; Benjamin-Ono equation; two-soliton solutions
Fields of Research (2008): 02 Physical Sciences > 0203 Classical Physics > 020303 Fluid Physics
04 Earth Sciences > 0405 Oceanography > 040503 Physical Oceanography
01 Mathematical Sciences > 0102 Applied Mathematics > 010207 Theoretical and Applied Mechanics
Socio-Economic Objectives (2008): E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970102 Expanding Knowledge in the Physical Sciences
E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970101 Expanding Knowledge in the Mathematical Sciences
E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970104 Expanding Knowledge in the Earth Sciences
Identification Number or DOI: 10.2205/2020ES000735
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/39037

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