“A Note on the bottom shear stress in oscillatory planetary boundary layer flow”

Authors: Dag Myrhaug,
Affiliation: NTNU
Reference: 1988, Vol 9, No 3, pp. 129-136.

Keywords: Oscillatory planetary flow, boundary layer, eddy viscosity, bottom shear stress

Abstract: A simple analytical theory is presented, which describes the motion in a turbulent oscillatory planetary boundary layer near a rough seabed using a two-layer, time-invariant eddy viscosity model. The bottom shear stress is outlined, and comparison is made with Pingree and Griffiths´ (1974) measurements of turbulent tidal planetary boundary layer flow on the continental shelf south-west of Lands End, England.

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  title={{A Note on the bottom shear stress in oscillatory planetary boundary layer flow}},
  author={Myrhaug, Dag},
  journal={Modeling, Identification and Control},
  publisher={Norwegian Society of Automatic Control}