Thermal Front Formation from Buoyant Surface Jets

by J. P. Gosink, (A.M.ASCE), Postdoctoral Fellow; Geophysical Inst., Univ. of Alaska, Fairbanks, Alaska 99701,

Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1982, Vol. 108, Issue 2, Pg. 252-257

Document Type: Journal Paper


An explanation is given for the formation of thermal fronts for outfall Froude numbers in the range of F≤ 3.3. It is shown that the homogeneous round jet has a characteristic natural frequency in the range of 0.3

Subject Headings: Jets (fluid) | Thermal effects | Froude number | Homogeneity | Natural frequency | Damping

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