UTA Department of Mathematics

Mathematics and Statistics Colloquium

Date/Time/Room: Friday (9/29/2006) at 2:30pm in 304 Pickard Hall

Speaker: Dr. Jerry L. Bona, Professor and Chair
Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, The University of Illinois at Chicago


"Solitons, Sand Bars and Beach Protection"

Abstract: The purpose of this lecture is to introduce model equations for water waves. Their use in practical situations will be illustrated with an example of coastal engineering involving beach protection schemes.