progressive wave

progressive wave

[prə′gres·iv ′wāv]
(meteorology)
A wave or wavelike disturbance which moves relative to the earth's surface.
(physics)
A wave which transfers energy from one part of a medium to another, in contrast to a standing wave. Also known as free-traveling wave.
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Later, they realized that in order to construct a progressive wave solution, which behaves like an incident wave far offshore, they had to allow a singularity at the shoreline [1-3].
Various methods for finding standing or progressive wave solutions can be found in [1-4], which are completely based on the theory of functions of complex variables.
Objective: This initiative proposes an innovative training environment for 3 ESRs in a supportive environment provided by an award-winning progressive wave energy company (Aquamarine Power Ltd) and a research centre at the forefront of innovation in wave energy device optimisation and control (the Centre for Ocean Energy Research at NUIM).
Away from the structure, the wave field consists of only the progressive wave modes, which disperse according to their direction of propagation, the water depth and Snell's Law.
progressive wave of a lower energy than the initial X-ray.
progressive wave whose speed is the speed of light (the [gamma]-ray); instead sin(kx)cos([omega]t) and cos(kx) sin([omega]t) are two still e.
So, the stationary semi wave between (g) and (b) disappears, being replaced by a progressive wave, as long as between (b) and the need of the line (r), the stationary wave will persist.
True, it was the 1967 military defeat of mainly pan-Arab regimes that proved the strongest blow to what then appeared a powerful and progressive wave of pro-independence pan-Arabism.
The question which remains is, for the case of a medium not at rest, should Maxwell's electromagnetic equations be modified so as to reduce to this progressive wave equation in the case of a non-conducting medium with no charge present?
on some new and progressive wave of modern enlightenment.
In the process, from first contact, the Munsee were continuously and constantly exposed to European culture in progressive waves of trappers, settlers and government officials; how those same Europeans perceived Munsee culture, however, was also extremely complex and not necessary focused entirely on trade.
In this century alone, Latin America has seen three progressive waves of democracies collapse back into dictatorships, at least in part because the injustices of the past were never effectively dealt with, because the torturers and murderers were absolved without being accused or disarmed.

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