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Laboratory measurements of the sound generated by breaking waves

Mark R. Loewen

Laboratory measurements of the sound generated by breaking waves

by Mark R. Loewen

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Published by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Woods Hole, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Underwater acoustics.,
  • Water waves.,
  • Sound -- Measurement.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Mark R. Loewen.
    SeriesWHOI -- 92-13., WHOI (Series) -- 92-13.
    ContributionsWoods Hole Oceanographic Institution.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[354] p. :
    Number of Pages354
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15182265M

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Recent field and laboratory experiments have confirmed that low‐frequency sound (10 to Hz) is generated under breaking waves.

It has been proposed that collective oscillations of the bubble plume generated by breaking may be the mechanism responsible for the generation of this sound. Confirmation of this process requires independent measurement of the void fraction, and therefore sound Cited by:   Particle image velocimetry (PIV) measurements were performed in a wave tank under water waves propagating and breaking on a 1/15 sloping beach.

The wave transformation occurred in the surf zone over a large domain covering several wavelengths from incipient breaking to swash zone beyond the by: Laboratory experiments have shown that the low‐frequency sound generated by breaking is correlated with the amount of wave energy dissipated and the volume of air entrained.

Therefore it may be possible to use passive acoustic measurements in the field to obtain estimates of the volume of entrained air and energy dissipated by individual Author: Mark R.

Loewen, Cesar E. Farell. This paper describes measurements of the air entrained in experiments simulating the breaking bow wave of a ship for Froude numbers between two and three.

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