Laboratory Study of Wind Tides in Shallow Water

by O.J. Sibul,
J.W. Johnson,

Serial Information: Journal of the Waterways and Harbors Division, 1957, Vol. 83, Issue 1, Pg. 1-32

Document Type: Journal Paper


Wind tides and wave conditions in shallow water were studied in laboratory channel; experiments were conducted with smooth and rough bottom conditions, and with strips of cheese cloth in channel to simulate roughness effects of vegetation in nature; results indicate rapidly increasing setup when still water depth decreases below certain limit.

Subject Headings: Laboratory tests | Wind engineering | Tides | Shallow water | Wind waves | Hydraulic roughness | Vegetation

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