Publications

1. Theses:

1.1 M. Stiassnie, 1971, Scattering of gravity waves by elliptical obstacles, M.Sc. Thesis, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel (see 2.2, 2.3).
1.2 M. Stiassnie, Thesis, 1977, Free-surface gravity waves on non-uniform currents D.Sc. Thesis, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel (see 2.4, 2.6).

2. Original Papers Published in Refereed Journals:

2.1 S. Irmay and M.Stiassnie, Viscous parallel flow along cylindrical surfaces described by algebraic polynomials, Israel J. of Tech. 8, 1970, pp. 289-297.
2.2 M. Stiassnie and G. Dagan, Wave diffraction by detached breakwater, J. of Waterways Harbors and Coastal Engineering Div. ASCE, 98, 1972, pp. 209-224.
2.3 M. Stiassnie and G. Dagan, Wave forces on a submerged vertical plate, J. of Eng . Math., 7, 1973, pp. 235-247.
2.4 M. Stiassnie, Propagation of water waves over a source, Israel J. of Tech . 15, 1977, pp. 112-122.
2.5 M.Stiassnie, Wave hindcasting versus observation for a heavy storm on the Israel Mediterranean Coast, Israel J. of Earth Sciences , 27, 1978, pp.133-135.
2.6 M. Stiassnie and G. Dagan, Partial reflection of water waves by non-uniform adverse currents, J. of Fluid Mech , 92, 1979, pp. 119-129.
2.7 U. Kroszynski and M.Stiassnie, Wave power estimates on Eastern Mediterranean coast, J. of the Energy Div , ASCE ,105, 1979, pp.159-164.
2.8 M. Stiassnie, On the application of fractional calculus for the formulation of viscoelastic models, Appl. Math. Modelling , 3, 1979, pp. 300-302.
2.9 M. Stiassnie and D.H. Peregrine, On averaged equations for finite amplitude water waves, J. of Fluid Mech , 94, 1979, pp. 401-407.
2.10 M. Stiassnie and U. Kroszynski, Extreme values of breaker direction and longshore current. J. of Waterways, Harbors and Coastal Engineering Div. ASCE , 105, 1979, pp. 331-334.
2.11 M. Stiassnie and D.H. Peregrine, Shoaling of finite-amplitude surface waves on water of slowly-varying depth, J. of Fluid Mech , 97, 1980, pp. 783-805.
2.12 M. Stiassnie, A simple mathematical model of a floating breakwater, Applied Ocean Research , 2, 1980, 107-111.
2.13 E. Kit, and M. Stiassnie, Particle motion under Stokes waves, J. of Waterways, Harbors and Coastal Engineering Div., ASCE, 107, 1981, 202-204.
2.14 M. Stiassnie and S. Bachu, Numerical wave hindcasting in the Eastern Mediterranean. A case study for the storm of 10-11 December 1980, Israel J. of Earth Sciences , 30, 1981, 106-111.
2.15 M. Stiassnie and U.I. Kroszynski, Long time evolution of an unstable water wave train, J.of Fluid Mech , 116, 1982, 207-225.
2.16 M. Stiassnie, Derivation of the nonlinear Schrodinger equation for shoaling wave groups, J. of Applied Mathematics and Physics (ZAMP), 34, 1983, 534-544.
2.17 M. Stiassnie, Note on the modified nonlinear Schrodinger equation for deep water waves, Wave Motion , 6, 1984, 431-433.
2.18 M. Stiassnie and L. Shemer, On modifications of the Zakharov equations for surface gravity waves, J. of Fluid Mech., 143, 1984, 47-67.
2.19 M. Stiassnie, E. Naheer and I. Boguslavsky, Energy losses due to vortex shedding from the lower edge of a vertical plate attacked by surface waves, 1984, Proc. Roy. Soc. Lond., A396, 1984, 131-142.
2.20 R. Iusim, and M. Stiassnie, The induced mean flow accompanying a water-wave packet, 1985, Israel, J. of Technology , 22, 1984/85, 267-268.
2.21 R. Iusim and M. Stiassnie, Shoaling of nonlinear wave groups on water of slowly varying depth, J. of Applied Mathematics and Physics . (ZAMP), 36, 1985, 680-698.
2.22 M. Stiassnie, I. Boguslavsky and E. Naheer, Scattering and dissipation of surface waves by a bi-plate structure. Applied Ocean Research, 8, 1986, 33-37.
2.23 M. Stiassnie and L. Shemer, Energy computation for evolution of class I and II instabilities of Stokes waves, 1987, J. of Fluid Mech , 174, 299-312.
2.24 M. Stiassnie, A definite integral from surface gravity waves, 1987 SIAM Review , 29, 632.
2.25 S.J. Hogan, I. Gruman and M. Stiassnie, On the changes in phase speed of one train of water waves in the presence of another, J. of Fluid Mech., 192, 1988, 97-114.
2.26 M. Stiassnie, Y. Agnon and L. Shemer. Fractal dimensions of random water surfaces, 1991, in Physica D, Nonlinear Phenomena, 47, 341-352.
2.27 Y. Agnon and M. Stiassnie. Remote sensing of the roughness of a fractal sea surface, 1991, J. Geophy. Res., 96 (C7), 12773-12779.
2.28 N. Drimer., Y. Agnon and M. Stiassnie. A simplified analytical model for a floating breakwater in water of finite depth, 1992, Applied Ocean Research, 14, 33-41.
2.29 Y. Agnon, A. Sheremet, J. Gonsalves and M. Stiassnie. Nonlinear evolution of a unidirectional shoaling wave field, 1993, Coastal Engineering, 20, 29-58.
2.30 M. Glozman, Y. Agnon and M. Stiassnie. High-order formulation of the water-wave problem, 1993, Physica D., 66, 347-367.
2.31 A. Hadad, M. Stiassnie, M. Poreh and J.E. Cermak. Fractal aspects of integrated concentration fluctuations, 1993, Boundary Layer Meteorology, 62, pp. 291-302.
2.32 P. Bryant and M. Stiassnie, Different forms for nonlinear standing waves in deep water, 1994, J. Fluid Mech. 272, pp. 135-156.
2.33 M. Stiassnie, A. Hadad and M. Poreh. Simulation of turbulent dispersion using Weierstrass modes, 1995, Fluid Dynamics Research, 15 (6), pp. 365-384.
2.34 M. Stiassnie and A. Hadad, A numerical study of some fractal properties of Riemann’s ‘non differentiable’ function, 1995, Chaos Solitons and Fractals, 5 (11), pp. 2145-2152.
2.35 P. Bryant and M. Stiassnie, Water waves in a deep square basin, 1995, J. Fluid Mech, 302, 65-90.
2.36 M. Stiassnie, On the equilibrium spectrum of gravity-capillary waves, 1996, J. of Physical Oceanography, 26 (6), pp. 1093-1098.
2.37 M. Stiassnie, A look at fractal functions through their fractional derivatives, 1997, Fractals, 5, (4), 561-564.
2.38 J. Rasmussen and M. Stiassnie, Multiple gravity-capillary wave-forms near the minimum phase speed, 1999, J. Fluid Mech., 384, 93-106.
2.39 J. Rasmussen and M. Stiassnie, Discretization of Zakharov’s equation, 1999, European J. of Mechanics – B/Fluids, 18, 353-364.
2.40 M. Stiasssnie and N. Drimer, On a freely floating porous box in shallow water waves, 2003, Applied Ocean Research, 25, 263-268.
2.41 M.A. Donelan, B.K. Haus, N. Reul, W.J. Plant, M. Stiassnie, H.C. Graber, O.B. Brown, and E.S. Saltzman, On the limiting aerodynamic roughness of the ocean in very strong winds, Sept. 27, 2004, Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 31, No. 18, 5 p., L18306.
2.42 D. Kunitsa, Z. Rosentraub, and M. Stiassnie, Estimates of winter currents on the Israeli continental shelf, 2004, Coastal Engineering, 52/1, 93-102.
2.43 M. Stiassnie and L. Shemer, On the interaction of four water waves, 2005, Wave Motion, 41/4, 307-328.
2.44 M. Stiassnie and N. Drimer, Prediction of long forcing waves for harbor agitation studies, 2006, Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal and Ocean Engineering, 132, 166-171.
2.45 M. Stiassnie, Y. Agnon and P.A.E.M. Janssen, Temporal and spatial grows of wind waves, 2007, Journal of Physical Oceanography, 37, No. 1, 106-114.
2.46 M. Stiassnie, A. Regev and Y. Agnon, Recurrent solutions of Alber’s equation for random water-wave fields, 2008, J. of Fluid Mech., 598, 245-266.
2.47 A. Zeisel, M. Stiassnie and Y. Agnon, Viscous effects on wave-generation by strong winds, 2008, J. of Fluid Mech., 597, 343-369.
2.48 A. Regev, Y. Agnon, M. Stiassnie and O. Gramstad, Sea-swell interaction as a mechanism for the generation of freak-waves, 2008, Phys. Fluids., 20, 112102-8.
2.49 M. Stiassnie and O. Gramstad, On Zakharov’s kernel and the interaction of non-collinear wavetrains in finite water depth , 2009, J. of Fluid Mech., 639, 433-442.
2.50 M. Stiassnie , Tsunamis and acoustic-gravity waves from underwater earthquakes, 2010, J. Eng. Math., 67,23-32.
2.51 O. Gramstad, Y. Agnon and M. Stiassnie, The localized Zakharov equation: Derivation and Validation, 2011, European J. of Mech. B./Fluids, 30, 137-146.
2.52 J. Tobias and M. Stiassnie, An idealized model for tsunami study, 2011, Journal of Geophysical Research – Oceans, 116, C06026, 9pp.
2.53 J. Tobias and M. Stiassnie, Synthetic tsunamis along the Israeli coast, 2012, Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society London A., 370, 1677-1686.
2.54 M. Stiassnie, Fetch limited growth of wind wave, 2012, JGR-Oceans, 117, C00J04, 9pp.
2.55 U. Kadri and M. Stiassnie, Acoustic-Gravity waves interacting with the shelf break, 2012, JGR-Oceans, 117, C03035, 11pp.
2.56 Dali Xu, Zhiliang Lin, Shijun Liao and Michael Stiassnie, On the steady-state fully resonant progressive waves in water of finite depth, 2012, J. of Fluid Mech. 710, 379-418.
2.57 O. Gramstad and M. Stiassnie, Phase averaged equation for water waves, 2013, J. of Fluid Mech. 718, 280-303.
2.58 A. Ribal, A.V. Babanin, I. Young, A. Toffoli and M. Stiassnie, Recurrent solutions of the Alber equation initialized by JONSWAP spectra, 2013, J. of Fluid Mech. 719, 314-344.
2.59 U. Kadri and M. Stiassnie, A note on the shoaling of acoustic-gravity waves, 2013, WSEAS Transactions of Fluid Mechanics, 8, issue 2, 43-49.
2.60 E. Eyov, A. Klar, U. Kadri and M. Stiassnie, Progressive waves in a compressible ocean with an elastic bottom, 2013, Wave Motion, 50, 929-939.
2.61 G. Hendin and M. Stiassnie, Tsunami an acoustic-gravity waves in water of constant depth, 2013, Physics of Fluids, 25, 086103, 20 pp.
2.62 U. Kadri and M. Stiassnie, Generation of an acoustic-gravity wave by two gravity waves, and their subsequent mutual interaction, 2013, J. of Fluid Mechanics,735,R6,9 pp.
2.63 M. Stiassnie and R. Stuhlmeier, Progressive waves on a blunt interface, 2014, Discrete Contin. Dyn. Syst. Ser, A, 34, 3171-3182.
2.64 M. Stiassnie, U. Kadri and R. Stuhlmeier, Harnessing wave power in open seas, 2016,
J. Ocean Eng. Mar. Enegy, 2, 47-57.

2.65 R. Stuhlmeier and M. Stiassnie, Adapting Havelock’s wave-maker theorem to acoustic-gravity waves, 2016, IMA Journal of Applied Mathematics, 81 (4): 631-646.
2.66 Shijun Liao, Dali Xu and Michael Stiassnie, On the steady-state nearly resonant waves, 2016, J. of Fluid Mech., 794, 175-199.
2.67 Dali Xu, Raphael Stuhlmeier and Michael Stiassnie, Parameter based design of a twin-cylinder wave energy converter for real sea states, 2016, submitted (https://arxiv.org/abs/1605.00428).

3. Original Papers Published in Conference Proceedings

3.1 M. Stiassnie, Y. Agnon and E. Naheer, Scattering of water waves by a system of vertically floating plates, 1981, in International Symposium on Hydrodynamics in Ocean Engineering, Trondheim, Norway, August 1981, pp. 1111-1132.
3.2 L. Shemer and M. Stiassnie, Initial instability and long-time evolution of Stokes waves, in “The Ocean Surface: wave breaking turbulent mixing and radio probing”, edited by Y. Toba and H. Mitsuyasu, 1985, 51-57.
3.3 D.H. Peregrine, D. Skyner, M. Stiassnie and N. Dodd, Nonlinear effects on focused water waves, 21st Conference on Coastal Engineering, 1989, 732-742.
3.4 M. Stiassnie, The multifractal structure of the ocean surface, Proceedings of the Nonlinear Water Wave Workshop, 22-25 October 1991, Bristol, England. D.H. Peregrine, Ed., 140-147.
3.5 A. Sheremet and M. Stiassnie. Laboratory validation of nonlinear shoaling computations. International Workshop on MED and Black Sea, ICZM, Nov. 2-5, 1996, Sarigerme, Turkey. E. Ozhan, Ed., 391-405.
3.6 F. DiCastro, N. Drimer, M. Glozman, P. Harari, Y. Keren, M. Radomir, A. Sheremet, M. Stiassnie, and J.A. Zwamborn, A numerical model for studying the motion of berthed ships in harbours, Coastal 97, 23-25 June 1997, La Coruna, Spain. J.R. Acinas and C.A. Bredbbia, Eds., 335-341.
3.7 M. Stiassnie and M. Glozman, Sea-21 – Forecasting operability of marine installations, 5th International Workshop for Wave Hindcasting and Forecasting, Melbourne, Florida, 26-30 Jan. 1998. D.T. Resio, Chairman, 352-366.
3.8 M. Stiassnie and M. Glozman, Sea-21 Forecasting operability of marine installations, Proceedings of the Intl. MEDCOAST Conference on Wind and Wave Climate of the Mediterranean and the Black Sea. March 30 – April 2, 1999, Antalya, Turkey, Abdalla, Ozhan (eds.)
3.9 Y. Kushnir, M. Stiassnie, D. Kunitsa and M. Glozman, Extreme northerly wind storms in the Eastern Mediterranean Basin and their wave impact in deep water in Haifa Bay. 6th International Workshop on Wave Hindcasting and Forecasting. Monterey, Calif., Nov. 6-10, 2000, pp. 298-305.

4. Invited Papers

4.1 M. Stiassnie, 1991. The fractal dimension of the ocean surface, in Nonlinear Topics in Ocean Physics, proceedings of the International School of Physics Enrico Fermi, 1988, A.R. Osborn, Ed., 633-647.
4.2 L. Shemer and M. Stiassnie, 1991. The Zakharov and Modified Zakharov equation and their applications, in Nonlinear Topics in Ocean Physics, Proceedings of the International School of Physics Enrico Fermi, 1988, A.R. Osborn, Ed., 581-620.
4.3 M. Stiassnie. Nonlinear interactions of inhomogeneous random water waves, ECMWF report of the Workshop on Ocean Waves Forecasting, Reading, July 2-4, 2001, 39-52.
4.4 M. Stiassnie, On the strength of the weakly nonlinear theory for surface gravity waves, 2017, J. Fluid Mech., 810, 1-4.

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