Journal of Fluid Mechanics

Overhanging interfacial gravity waves of large amplitude

D. I.  Meiron a1 and P. G.  Saffman a1
a1 Applied Mathematics, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125

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Methods to investigate the existence of overhanging gravity waves of permanent form at the interface between two uniform fluids of different density are discussed. Numerical results which demonstrate their existence are presented.

(Published Online April 20 2006)
(Received August 30 1982)