Accession Number:

AD0737426

Title:

Internal Waves in A Fluid of Finite Prandtl Number,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

BRITISH COLUMBIA UNIV VANCOUVER INST OF OCEANOGRAPHY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1970-02-09

Pagination or Media Count:

6.0

Abstract:

It is shown, through calculation and physical arguments, that in a smoothly stratified fluid thermal diffusion plays a damping role comparable to that of viscosity only in the interior of the fluid, and not in the boundary layers. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE