SURFACE WAVES GENERATED BY SUBMERGED RANKINE OVOIDS STARTING FROM REST
DAVID TAYLOR MODEL BASIN WASHINGTON DC HYDROMECHANICS LAB
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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.
- Fluid Mechanics