Accession Number : ADA180258

Title :   An Experimental Investigation of the Kinematics of Breaking Waves.

Descriptive Note : Research rept.,

Corporate Author : FLOW RESEARCH INC KENT WA

Personal Author(s) : Duncan, J H ; Wallendorf, L A ; Johnson, B

PDF Url : ADA180258

Report Date : Apr 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 13

Abstract : An experimental investigation of the evolution of the profiles of a set of spilling and a set of plunging breaking waves is present. Each set of waves consists of similar waves scaled to three characteristic wave periods. Measurements of various wave heights, periods, and wave heights, periods and phase speeds are presented.

Descriptors :   *WATER WAVES, UNSTEADY FLOW, PROFILES, SPILLING, WATER TANKS, TEST FACILITIES, TRANSFER FUNCTIONS, ENERGY TRANSFER

Subject Categories : Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE