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The Physics of Tsunami: Basic understanding of the Indian Ocean disaster

M. N.A. Halif and S. N. Sabki

Abstract

This study gives a simple physics explanation behind the Indian Ocean earthquake, called December 26th‘s Tsunami. The explanation based on physics energy conservation and wave properties have been used to understand this phenomenon.

American Journal of Applied Sciences
Volume 2 No. 8, 2005, 1188-1193

DOI: https://doi.org/10.3844/ajassp.2005.1188.1193

Submitted On: 6 July 2005 Published On: 31 August 2005

How to Cite: Halif, M. N. & Sabki, S. N. (2005). The Physics of Tsunami: Basic understanding of the Indian Ocean disaster. American Journal of Applied Sciences, 2(8), 1188-1193. https://doi.org/10.3844/ajassp.2005.1188.1193

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Keywords

  • Tsunami
  • energy
  • wave
  • physics