Accession Number:

AD0640975

Title:

SURFACE WAVES GENERATED BY SUBMERGED RANKINE OVOIDS STARTING FROM REST

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

DAVID TAYLOR MODEL BASIN WASHINGTON DC HYDROMECHANICS LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1966-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

33.0

Abstract:

Two Rankine ovoids were towed beneath the surface of a large body of water at several speeds and depths. The surface disturbance was measured both on and off the centerline of travel. The results of these tests were then compared with existing theoretical wave height predictions.

Subject Categories:

  • Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE