Resonant internal waves in fluid flow

  title={Resonant internal waves in fluid flow},
  author={J. D. Pietrzak and Christine Kranenburg and George Abraham},
UNDERSTANDING the flow of a stratified fluid over an uneven bed is an important problem in hydrodynamics. Previous field experiments using acoustic imagery1–3 have enhanced our understanding of internal-wave generation mechanisms. These studies have generally concentrated on isolated topographic features that show large-amplitude long internal waves and hydraulic jumps as the flow becomes critical defined in the hydraulic sense such that a long-wave speed vanishes with respect to a fixed… CONTINUE READING