Boussinesq equation


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Boussinesq equation

[′bü·si′nesk i′kwā·shən]
(engineering)
A relation used to calculate the influence of a concentrated load on the backfill behind a retaining wall.
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The obtained dispersive wave equation can be reduced to the Boussinesq equation under following assumptions:
Explicit series solution of Boussinesq equation by homotopy analysis method, Journal of American Science, 8(11): 448-452.
From the original Boussinesq equation the famous Korteweg-de V ries (KdV) equation follows.
Consideration of transient stream1aquifer interaction with the non-linear Boussinesq equation using HPM, Journal of King Saud University, Science, in press, DOI: 10.
The method of a modified Boussinesq equation and slices is suggested to compute slope stability in terms of clay cohesion and internal friction determined under unconsolidated-undrained conditions.
An excellent overview of the properties of the Boussinesq equation and its generalization for nonlinear waves was presented by Christov et al.
Topics include climate change and sea level rise in the Asia and Pacific region, a high resolution numerical scheme for Boussinesq equations, the effect of harbor shapes on wave-induced oscillations, local scour around a vertical pile with a caisson foundation, and coastal water quality in Hiroshima Bay.