Journal of Fluid Mechanics

Exact, self-similar, time-dependent free surface flows under gravity

P. L.  Sachdev a1
a1 Department of Applied Mathematics, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore - 560012

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A class of exact, self-similar, time-dependent solutions describing free surface flows under gravity is found which extends the self-propagating class of solutions discovered earlier by Freeman (1972) to those which decay with time.

(Published Online April 19 2006)
(Received January 8 1979)
(Revised July 11 1979)