Accession Number : AD0743068

Title :   A Wind Wave Research Facility,

Corporate Author : MASSACHUSETTS UNIV AMHERST SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s) : Colonell,Joseph M.

Report Date : MAR 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 66

Abstract : The design, construction, and operational characteristics of the wind wave research facility at the University of Massachusetts (Amherst) are described in this report. Sample data on air flow and wave motion within the facility are included. A generalized computer program for random process data analysis, developed in conjunction with research in the facility, is appended to the report. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*TEST FACILITIES, MARINE ENGINEERING), (*OCEAN WAVES, WIND), TURBULENCE, MATHEMATICAL MODELS, CURVE FITTING, STATISTICAL TESTS, HYDRAULIC MODELS, COMPUTER PROGRAMS

Subject Categories : Atmospheric Physics
      Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
      Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE