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Estimation of Water-Surface Deformation by Vortices in a Viscous Horizontally Decelerating Air Flow

O.N. Mel'nikova, K.V. Pokazeev

Moscow University Physics Bulletin 2017. 72. N 3. P. 326

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The maximum height of a disturbance on the water surface, which occurs when a spatial (nonpoint) vortex departs from a viscous layer of a horizontal air flow that decelerates in the direction of motion, is estimated. The dependence of the initial disturbance parameters on the air flow speed over the water surface is derived. It is shown that the height of the disturbance increases and its width decreases with an increase in the air flow speed. The suggested model is verified experimentally

Received: 2016 May 26
Approved: 2017 August 23
PACS:
47.35.Bb Gravity waves
92.10.Hm Ocean waves and oscillations
Rissian citation:
О.Н. Мельникова, К.В. Показеев.
Оценка деформации поверхности воды вихрями в вязком слое горизонтального тормозящегося потока воздуха.
Вестн. Моск. ун-та. Сер. 3. Физ. Астрон. 2017. № 3. С. 107.
Authors
O.N. Mel'nikova, K.V. Pokazeev
$^1$Department of Marine and Inland Water Physics, Faculty of physics, Lomonosov Moscow State University
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