Steady-State Profile for Oil Barriers

by Richard Robbins, Grad. Student; Dept. of Electrical Engrg., MIT, Cambridge, MA,
David Hoult, Assoc. Prof. of Mech. Engrg.; MIT, Cambridge, MA,
Ralph Cross, III, Asst. Prof. of Civ. Engrg.; MIT, Cambridge, MA,

Serial Information: Journal of the Waterways, Harbors and Coastal Engineering Division, 1971, Vol. 97, Issue 1, Pg. 235-238

Document Type: Journal Paper


The note presents the results of the experiments performed in the Water Resources and Hydrodynamics Laboratory of the Department of Civil Engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, concerning the steady-state stick profile and its generation from rest with a vertical barrier, using a vertical flat plate in a flume.

Subject Headings: Water resources | Hydrodynamics | Steady states | Plates | Flumes

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