Tidal Movement in the Cape Cod Canal, Massachusetts

by B. W. Wilcox, Chief; Predictioins Branch, Tides and Currents Div., Coast & Geodetic Survey, U. S. Dept. of Commerce, Washington, D. C.,


Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1958, Vol. 84, Issue 2, Pg. 1-9


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: Variations in form of tide wave at selected points, analyses of observations to obtain harmonic constants, and practical method for predicting tidal currents in canal are discussed; diagrams are included to show shapes of tide curves and also agreement between predictions and observations of tidal current at railroad bridge.

Subject Headings: Tides | Canals | Railroad bridges | Curvature | Rail transportation | Agreements and treaties | Bridge tests | North America | Massachusetts | United States

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