The hydrodynamic modelling of an evolving sea

Haq, Rafiq Ul (1985) The hydrodynamic modelling of an evolving sea. Doctoral thesis, City of London Polytechnic.

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A model of a changing tidal regime in an evolving shallow sea such as the ancient North Sea is developed and solved analytically as a generalization of Taylor's problem. Characteristic scales and coefficients are treated as functions of historical time. The z dependency, dissipative and non-linear terms are effectively separated from the governing equations by the use of a Latta expansion. A composite solution is found which takes account of each of these features. A Green's function technique is used to calculate the effects of friction. A sloping bed topography is simulated by a horizontally varying eddy viscosity.

Item Type: Thesis (Doctoral)
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Subjects: 500 Natural Sciences and Mathematics > 550 - Earth Sciences
Department: School of Human Sciences
Depositing User: Mary Burslem
Date Deposited: 24 Sep 2018 15:39
Last Modified: 24 Sep 2018 15:39


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