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