Accession Number:

ADA460586

Title:

A Laboratory Study Of Wave Growth And Air Flow Behaviour Over Waves Strongly Forced By Wind

Descriptive Note:

Research rept.

Corporate Author:

NEW SOUTH WALES UNIV MANLY VALE (AUSTRALIA) WATER RESEARCH LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2004-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

29.0

Abstract:

Existing normalisations of wave response to prevailing winds remain unreconciled with theoretical predictions. Accurate predictive schemes are essential for the intense storms that are responsible for the most severe wave fields but show signficant complexity as observed by Wright et al. 2001.

Subject Categories:

  • Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE