Accession Number:

ADA629798

Title:

Studies of Mine Burial in Coastal Environments

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARIZONA STATE UNIV TEMPE DEPT OF MECHANICAL AND AEROSPACE ENGINEERING

Report Date:

2003-09-30

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

The U.S. Navy needs reliable predictive capabilities for mine burial in shallow coastal environments in support of developing doctrine algorithms for mine countermeasures MCM. The long-term goal of our research program is to improve scientific knowledge pertinent to fluid dynamic and sedimentary processes related to the burial of mines with the hope of significantly improving the predictive capabilities of MCM operations. The main focus is non-walking ship mines of cylindrical shape placed in the coastal shoaling zone. Theoretical, laboratory experimental and numerical tools will be employed in the studies.

Subject Categories:

  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
  • Countermeasures
  • Underwater Ordnance

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE