Derivation of generalized Camassa-Holm equations from Boussinesq-type equations

Erbay, Hüsnü Ata and Erbay, Saadet and Erkip, Albert (2016) Derivation of generalized Camassa-Holm equations from Boussinesq-type equations. Journal of Nonlinear Mathematical Physics, 23 (3). pp. 314-322. ISSN 1402-9251 (Print) 1776-0852 (Online)

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14029251.2016.1199493


In this paper we derive generalized forms of the Camassa-Holm (CH) equation from a Boussinesq-type equation using a two-parameter asymptotic expansion based on two small parameters characterizing nonlinear and dispersive effects and strictly following the arguments in the asymptotic derivation of the classical CH equation. The resulting equations generalize the CH equation in two different ways. The first generalization replaces the quadratic nonlinearity of the CH equation with a general power-type nonlinearity while the second one replaces the dispersive terms of the CH equation with fractional-type dispersive terms. In the absence of both higher-order nonlinearities and fractional-type dispersive effects, the generalized equations derived reduce to the classical CH equation that describes unidirectional propagation of shallow water waves. The generalized equations obtained are compared to similar equations available in the literature, and this leads to the observation that the present equations have not appeared in the literature.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Generalized Camassa-Holm equation; modified Camassa-Holm equation; fractional Camassa-Holm equation; improved Boussinesq equation; asymptotic expansions
Subjects:Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA299.6-433 Analysis
ID Code:29579
Deposited By:Albert Erkip
Deposited On:03 Nov 2016 11:35
Last Modified:03 Nov 2016 11:35

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