stationary wave: a large amplitude crest and trough can form downstream of submerged

Discussion in 'Homework Help' started by PG1995, Sep 29, 2012.

  1. PG1995

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    Apr 15, 2011
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    Hi

    Could you please help me with the query included in the attachment? Thank you.

    Regards
    PG
     
  2. jmitchell

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    Jul 2, 2011
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    waterflow direction -> -> -> -> boulder -> -> -> -> downstream of boulder
     
  3. vk6zgo

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    I think I see your point.
    Intuitively,as an analogy with transmission line theory,you would expect the "standing wave" to be upstream of the boulder.
    Maybe the cause of the reflection is not the boulder,but the swirl & eddy downstream of the boulder.
     
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