Boat-Generated Waves in Lakes

by Nani G. Bhowmik,

Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1975, Vol. 101, Issue 11, Pg. 1465-1468

Document Type: Journal Paper


Waves produced by pleasure crafts in any restricted or unrestricted waterway can be termed ..boat-generated waves... With the ever increasing demand and utilization of surface waters for recreational use, the waves generated by pleasure crafts can cause significant erosion damage to the banks if the waterway shoe lacks natural or artificial protection.

Subject Headings: Lakes | Waterways | Wave generation | Surface water | Water-based recreation | Erosion | River bank stabilization

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