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