Efficient solution to the current-depth dispersion equation

Southgate, H.N. and Oliver, N. (1989) Efficient solution to the current-depth dispersion equation. Technical Report. Hydraulics Research Wallingford.

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This report describes work carried out into the movement of sand by combined waves and currents. The current-depth dispersion equation is an analytically intractable equation which frequently occurs in computational models of wave-current interaction. Conventional techniques for the solution to this equation involve an iteration process which can be computationally time-consuming. An alternative quicker method involving interpolation in look-up tables is described in this report. The method is shown to predict the solution to an accuracy of 0.5% and is about three times faster in computational time than a method based on iteration.

Item Type: Monograph (Technical Report)
Subjects: Maritime > General
Coasts > General
Divisions: Coastal
Depositing User: Unnamed user with email i.services@hrwallingford.com
Date Deposited: 02 Apr 2020 09:42
Last Modified: 02 Apr 2020 09:42
URI: http://eprints.hrwallingford.com/id/eprint/245

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