Observations and Measurements of Air Flow over Water Waves

  • M. A. Weissman


Flow separation has been found to occur within the turbulent boundary layer over short gravity waves (~ 10-cm wavelength) under low-wind conditions (~ 1 m/s) when the waves are not breaking (wave height/wavelength < 0.06).


Boundary Layer Wave Height Turbulent Boundary Layer Stagnation Point Water WAVES 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. A. Weissman
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  1. 1.Microscience, Inc.Federal WayUSA

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