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travelling wave

n
(General Physics)
a. a wave carrying energy away from its source
b. (as modifier): a travelling-wave aerial.
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Noun1.travelling wave - a wave in which the medium moves in the direction of propagation of the wavetravelling wave - a wave in which the medium moves in the direction of propagation of the wave
undulation, wave - (physics) a movement up and down or back and forth
solitary wave, soliton, soliton wave - (physics) a quantum of energy or quasiparticle that can be propagated as a traveling wave in nonlinear systems and is neither preceded nor followed by another such disturbance; does not obey the superposition principle and does not dissipate; "soliton waves can travel long distances with little loss of energy or structure"
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They begin with theory, looking at such matters as coarse graining for fast dynamics of order parameters, approaches to describing fast transitions, and an analytical solution for traveling waves. Then they turn to modeling, discussing three-dimensional lattices, numerical solutions, marginal stability analysis, the stability of the numerical scheme, Lagrange finite elements, the influence of computational parameters, and other topics.
Shen, "Traveling waves in lattice dynamical systems," Journal of Differential Equations, vol.
Pilod, "Globalwell-posedness and non-linear stability of periodic traveling waves for a Schrodinger-Benjamin-Ono system," Communications on Pure and Applied Analysis, vol.
Forward and Backward Traveling Waves Were Observed in the Mechanical Model of the Cochlea.
Dunbar, "Traveling waves in diffusive predator-prey equations: periodic orbits and point-to-periodic heteroclinic orbits," SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics, vol.
However, these methods commonly have problems of distinguishing between traveling waves reflected from the fault point and from power system terminals, which decreases the reliability of the fault location method [3].
Chen, "Existence, uniqueness, and asymptotic stability of traveling waves in nonlocal evolution equations," Advances in Differential Equations, vol.
Relays at both ends of the line measure these high frequency pulses (traveling waves), and by using reflectometry principles and digital signal processing techniques, the exact distance to the fault can be calculated.
Asymptotic speeds of spread and traveling waves for monotone semiflows with applications.
Renclawowicz, and P van den Driessche, "Traveling waves and spread rates for a west nile virus model," Bulletin of Mathematical Biology, vol.
Mustafa, "On smooth traveling waves of an integrable two-component Camassa-Holm shallow water system," Wave Motion, vol.