Accession Number:

AD0405444

Title:

INVESTIGATION OF LONG WAVES AND THEIR EFFECTS ON THE COASTAL AND HARBOR ENVIRONMENT OF THE LOWER CHESAPEAKE BAY. VOLUME 2

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NATIONAL ENGINEERING SCIENCE CO PASADENA CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1963-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

241.0

Abstract:

Contents Long waves generated by nuclear explosions. Type of waves and initial decay in deep water Theoretical considerations and computations for water waves produced by explosions Surface waves generated by disturbance on sea bed in constant depth open sea The principle of superposition and the theory of Cauchy-Poisson The shoaling, damping, breaking and run-up of long waves over the continental shelf. On saturated and nonsaturated breakers The wave run-up method of characteristics two-dimensional nonlinear wave motion in an estuary.

Subject Categories:

  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE