Accession Number:

AD1005774

Title:

Quantifying Breaking-Wave Dissipation Using Nonlinear Phase-Resolved Wavefield Simulations

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report,01 Feb 2013,31 Jan 2016

Corporate Author:

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Center for Ocean Engineering Cambridge United States

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2016-03-09

Pagination or Media Count:

8.0

Abstract:

The ultimate goal is to understand and quantify wave-breaking dissipation using large-scale phase-resolved simulation of three-dimensional nonlinear wave-field evolution and to develop effective modeling and parametrization of wave-breaking dissipation for phase-averaged wave prediction models. Characterized wave-breaking events in terms of magnitude, time and location of wave energy dissipation, obtain the spatial, temporal distribution and statistical characteristics of wave-breaking dissipation, and quantify the dependence of wave-breaking dissipation on wave spectral parameters.

Subject Categories:

  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Operations Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE