By Johannes Falnes
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Then an axisymmetric wave generation will take place, and trains of circular waves will radiate along the water surface outward from the oscillating body. The power radiated through an envisaged vertical cylinder of large radius r may, according to Eq. 24) where Jr = 0 −h is the radiated wave-energy transport (per unit width of the wave front). 4 RADIATION RESISTANCE AND RADIATION IMPEDANCE 49 axis of the oscillating body. 25) where Jr (a) is the wave-energy transport at r = a. From this we would expect that the dynamic pressure and other physical quantities associated with the radiated wave have amplitudes that are inverse to the square root of r .
2) h(t) = H0 δ(t). 164) which, apart for the constant H0 , is a distortion-free reproduction of the input signal. 165) where uˆ is the complex amplitude and uˆ ∗ its conjugate. 2) U(ω) = π uδ(ω ˆ − ω0 ) + π uˆ ∗ δ(ω + ω0 ). 166) The response is given by Y(ω) = H(ω) U(ω) = π uδ(ω ˆ − ω0 ) H(ω) + π uˆ ∗ δ(ω + ω0 ) H(ω) = π uδ(ω ˆ − ω0 ) H(ω0 ) + π uˆ ∗ δ(ω + ω0 ) H(−ω0 ). 167) Now, because h(t) is real, we have H(−ω0 ) = H∗ (ω0 ) in accordance with Eq. 139). 169) in agreement with Eq. 136). It follows that the complex amplitude of the response equals the product of the transfer function and the complex amplitude of the input signal.
117) t0 With this example, the state variables obey a set of differential equations with constant coefﬁcients and all the initial values at t = t0 are zero. The output y at time t is a result of the input u(t) during the time interval (t0 , t) only. 118) for arbitrary constants αa and αb. The output and input in Eq. 118) are sums of two terms. It is straightforward to generalise this to a ﬁnite number of terms. Extension to inﬁnite sums and integrals is an additional requirement which we shall include in our deﬁnition of a linear system.