Accession Number:

AD0649766

Title:

A 51 FT. PNEUMATIC WAVEMAKER AND A WAVE ABSORBER,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

DAVID TAYLOR MODEL BASIN WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1956-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

48.0

Abstract:

The design of the 51 ft. pneumatic wavemaker is described. The wavemaker development is outlined and improvements in design resulting from the model tests are given. The results of tests in a 51 ft. wide deep basin show the change in wave height across the basin and down the basin. A table of test parameters is provided for the use of the tester. The properties of the 51 ft. wave absorber are given. The results of performance tests on the model absorber and the prototype are discussed. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Hydraulic and Pneumatic Equipment
  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE