Accession Number : AD0737426

Title :   Internal Waves in A Fluid of Finite Prandtl Number,

Corporate Author : BRITISH COLUMBIA UNIV VANCOUVER INST OF OCEANOGRAPHY

Personal Author(s) : LeBlond,Paul H.

Report Date : 09 FEB 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : It is shown, through calculation and physical arguments, that in a smoothly stratified fluid thermal diffusion plays a damping role comparable to that of viscosity only in the interior of the fluid, and not in the boundary layers. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*FLUID FLOW, THERMAL DIFFUSION), BOUNDARY LAYER, VISCOSITY, PRANDTL NUMBER, BOUNDARY VALUE PROBLEMS, CANADA

Subject Categories : Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE