Rotating hydraulic control : 1997 summer study program in geophysical fluid dynamics
Whitehead, John A.
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Rotating Hydraulic Control was the topic of the thirty ninth year of the Geophysical Fluid Dynamics (GFD) program at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. This theme was principally centered about those nonlinear problems in which either a free surface or internal stratification is so modified by flow that it acts to choke off increased flux as the forcing is increased. It is a peculiar form of convection, which shares many constraints with more general buoyancy driven motion but which has its own internal limits. Lectures and seminars were given by GFD staff and visitors, most of whom are founders of this young field of study. This volume contains notes from the talks given by the principal lecturers and written reports on the research projects cared out by the ten student fellows. The volume, therefore, summarizes a sizable percentage of the present understanding of the topic of Rotating Hydraulic Control.
Suggested CitationWhitehead, J. A. (1998). Rotating hydraulic control: 1997 summer study program in geophysical fluid dynamics. Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. https://doi.org/10.1575/1912/267
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