Head-On Collisions of KdV Solitons

REU students: Ming Yi, Haink Tu


OMAE 2004 Proceedings Manuscript
Hammack, Henderson, Guyenne, Yi 

Solitary water wave interactions, Physics of Fluids (2006).
Craig, Guyenne, Hammack, Henderson, Sulem


Collision 1: 17jun03

Water Surface Displacement (cm) vs. space (cm)

Dots: Data

Curves: Sum of two KdV solitons (fit in first frame)


           
Collision 2 (17june03)

Water Surface Displacement (cm) vs. space (cm)

Dots: Data

Curves: Sum of two KdV solitons (fit in first frame)

Note different vertical scale

           

       Data Files for collisions