Accession Number:

AD0633635

Title:

DERIVATION OF A GENERALIZED FUNCTION OF THE WAVE HEIGHT DISTRIBUTION ON THE SURFACE OF A HEAVY LIQUID,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV SILVER SPRING MD APPLIED PHYSICS LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1966-04-26

Pagination or Media Count:

16.0

Abstract:

The author discusses the adequacy of visual, semi -instrumental, and instrumental methods for observing wind wave elements. This is followed by an examination of the statistical characteristics of the height and period deep sea waves obtained by instrumental observations and of the statistical characteristics of wind-induced waves obtained theoretically. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
  • Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE