Accession Number : AD0769093

Title :   On the Growth and Collapse of Mixed Regions in Stratified Fluids.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL RESEARCH LAB WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Williams,K. G.

Report Date : 25 SEP 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 40

Abstract : Experimental observations were made of the development of a mechanically generated, mixed region in the interior of a density-stratified fluid. The results showed that internal waves were initiated in the exterior unmixed fluid before the mixed region reached its maximum vertical extent and began to collapse. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*HYDRODYNAMICS, DIFFUSION), (*WAKE, DISPERSION RELATIONS), WAVE PROPAGATION, MODEL TESTS, TEST FACILITIES, TEST METHODS, FLUID DYNAMICS, FLOW VISUALIZATION, THERMAL PROPERTIES

Subject Categories : Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE