Basic Equations of Motion of Inviscid and Viscous Fluids. The Theory of Surface Waves on Water. Transient Wave Motions in an Inviscid Fluid. Nonlinear Shallow Water Waves and Solitons. Ship Waves and Wave Resistance. NonlinearDiffraction of Water Waves. The Theory of Nonlinear Dispersive Waves. Nonlinear Instability of Dispersive Waves with Applications to Water Waves. Bibliography. Index.