Accession Number : AD0746493

Title :   An Experimental Study of the Growth of Mechanically Generated Surface Water Waves When Subjected to a Fully Developed Turbulent Channel Airflow.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV BALTIMORE MD CHESAPEAKE BAY INST

Personal Author(s) : Wilson,W. Stanley

Report Date : MAR 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 102

Abstract : An experimental study was conducted to measure the growth rates of mechanically generated surface water waves when subjected to fully developed turbulent channel airflow. The study was designed to test the accuracy of the growth rates predicted by the Miles; 1962 Theory. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*WATER WAVES, WIND), TURBULENCE, GAS FLOW, STRESSES, REYNOLDS NUMBER, WIND TUNNELS, DETECTORS, SURFACES

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
      Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE