Advanced Concept for Generation of Waves in Hydraulic Models

by Michael J. Briggs, USAE Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, MS, USA,
Norman W. Scheffner, USAE Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, MS, USA,
Douglas G. Outlaw, USAE Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, MS, USA,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Hydraulic Engineering

Abstract: This paper describes a new wavemaker for the generation of naturally occurring waves in physical models of coastal areas. Recent research incorporating directional aspects of monochromatic, unidirectional and directional spectra, cnoidal, and episodic waves is reported.

Subject Headings: Hydraulic models | Wave spectrum | Physical models | Wave generation | Hydraulic design | Ocean waves

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