Accession Number : AD0696876
Title : THE SPREAD OF OIL SLICKS ON A CALM SEA,
Corporate Author : MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH CAMBRIDGE FLUID MECHANICS LAB
Personal Author(s) : Fay,James A.
Report Date : AUG 1969
Pagination or Media Count : 16
Abstract : Methods are developed for estimating both the rate of spread of a finite quanity of oil on still water and the spread of a slick from a steady source in a moving stream. Comparison is made with field observations.
Descriptors : (*WATER POLLUTION, *PETROLEUM PRODUCTS), SEA WATER, GRAVITY, INTERFACIAL TENSION, WATER, FILMS, PRESSURE, THICKNESS, INTERFACES, KINETIC ENERGY, MOTION, DEPOSITS, VISCOSITY, FLUID FLOW, MATHEMATICAL MODELS
Subject Categories : Fluid Mechanics
Water Pollution and Control
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE