Wind-Induced Mixing in Stratified Fluidby C. Kranenburg,
Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1981, Vol. 107, Issue 5, Pg. 632-637
Document Type: Journal Paper
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Abstract: In this note a simple model is offered for mixed-layer deepening caused by wind action at the free surface of a density-stratified fluid. Solar radiation, cooling advection, and Coriolis effects are not considered. To include an aspect of mixing in waters of limited horizontal extent, a steamwise pressure gradient is taken into account.
Subject Headings: Solar radiation | Terrain models | Wind engineering | Free surfaces | Density stratification | Advection | Water pressure | Wind forces
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