Non-Linear Tidal Flows and Electric Analogs

by J.A. Harder,
Jr. Masch,

Serial Information: Journal of the Waterways and Harbors Division, 1961, Vol. 87, Issue 4, Pg. 27-40

Document Type: Journal Paper


Electrical model of proposed sea level Panama Canal was constructed and measurements of tidal elevations and discharges were made at midpoint and 2 ends of canal; mean velocities were computed and comparisons were made with results of hydraulic model studies; utilization of nonlinear elements in analog to obtain accurate descriptions of wave forms.

Subject Headings: Tides | Computer models | Hydraulic models | Model accuracy | Analogs | Wave measurement | Wave velocity | Comparative studies | Panama | Central America

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