wave speed


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wave speed

or

wave velocity

n
(General Physics) other names for phase speed
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In regards to an atmospheric bore, the wave speed, wavelengths, and amplitude will be compromised by the inability of a scheme to properly resolve the subgrid-scale interactions.
The study shows these results can then be used to demonstrate the existence of J waves and infer the shear wave speed in the inner core.
Kidney shear wave speed values in subjects with and without renal pathology and inter-operator reproducibility of acoustic radiation force impulse elastography (ARFI) - preliminary results.
4, the square wave speed and trapezoidal direction angle references have been used.
where [[phi].sub.1], [[psi].sub.1] are the solutions of (40) with wave speed c = [c.sub.1] = 0.5 and [[phi].sub.2], [[psi].sub.2] are the solutions corresponding to wave speed c = [c.sub.2] = 2.
Geophysics is a branch of physics that studies physical properties of the earth, such as mass density, seismic wave speed, electrical resistance, and magnetic properties [1-3] from surface measurements.
For our method, the sensing resolution could be influenced by the wave speed, sampling rate of the data acquisition equipment, and the smallest time difference that can be determined.
where v is the forward speed, [omega] is the backward wave speed, [[rho].sub.jam] is the jam density, and [q.sub.max] is the maximum flow.
However, both speed values were much smaller than the estimated compression wave speed of approximately 1500 m/s.
Traveling wave solutions of predator-prey systems have been widely utilized to model population invasion, and the minimal wave speed of traveling wave solutions is often regarded as an important threshold to characterize the invasion feature in many examples, see Owen and Lewis [1] and Shigesada and Kawasaki [2, Chapter 8].
The first-order nonlinear correction to this speed for waves with a reasonable amplitude of 10 m is about 0.1 m [s.sup.-1] and thus on the order of 1/3 of the linear wave speed. The impact of the cubic nonlinearity adds approximately 0.03 m [s.sup.-1], that is, another 10% of the linear wave speed.