References for John Scott Russell

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Books:

  1. G S Emmerson, John Scott Russell: a Great Victorian Engineer and Naval Architect (London, 1977).
  2. J Russell, The Modern System of Naval Architecture (London, 1865).
  3. J Russell, The Wave of Translation in the Oceans of Water, Air and Ether (London, 1885).

Articles:

  1. R K Bullough, The Wave 'par excellence', the solitary, progressive great wave of equilibrium of the fluid - an early history of the solitary wave. In M Lakshmanan, Solitons, Springer Series in Nonlinear Dynamics, (New York, 1988) 150-281.
  2. R K Bullough and P J Caudrey, Solitons and the Korteweg-de Vries Equation: Integrable Systems in 1834-1995. Acta Applicandae Mathematicae 39 (1995), 193-228.
  3. A D D Craik, The origins of water-wave theory, Ann. Rev. Fluid Mech. (2002).
    http://www.annualreviews.org/doi/abs/10.1146%2Fannurev.fluid.36.050802.122118
  4. J Russell and J Robison, Report on Waves, Rep. Brit. Assoc. for the Advancement of Science (1837), 417-496.
  5. J Russell, Report on Waves, Rep. Brit. Assoc. for the Advancement of Science (1844), 311-390.

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