Laboratory Study of Wind Waves in Shallow Water

by J.C. Hufft,


Serial Information: Journal of the Waterways and Harbors Division, 1958, Vol. 84, Issue 4, Pg. 1-20


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: Very little quantitative information exists on growth of wind waves in waters where relatively shallow depth could influence wave growth; results of laboratory investigation of growth of waves in shallow water is presented, showing experimental relationships between wind velocity, fetch, and wave parameters for two different water depths.

Subject Headings: Wind waves | Water waves | Wave velocity | Shallow water | Wind forces | Laboratory tests | Information management

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