Mathematical modelling of wave-current interaction in a hydrodynamic laboratory basin

H. Margaretha

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    Abstract

    This dissertation concerns the study of surface waves on a layer of fluid when a current is present in the layer. In particular we derive a model that describes the adaptation process when a given surface wave on still water meets at a certain point a current. Both wave and current will then start to interact to reach a steady state situation. For the typical task of a hydrodynamic laboratory to generate a desired wave above a given current, this model can be used to design a method to predict the properties of the waves and current before the adaptation, which is desired for the practical generation process in the laboratory.
    Original languageEnglish
    Awarding Institution
    • University of Twente
    Supervisors/Advisors
    • van Groesen, Embrecht W.C., Supervisor
    • Andonowati, A., Advisor
    Thesis sponsors
    Award date23 Sep 2005
    Place of PublicationZutphen, The Netherlands
    Publisher
    Print ISBNs90-365-2230-7
    Publication statusPublished - 23 Sep 2005

    Keywords

    • EWI-18635
    • METIS-224713
    • IR-50816

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    Margaretha, H. (2005). Mathematical modelling of wave-current interaction in a hydrodynamic laboratory basin. Zutphen, The Netherlands: Wohrmann.