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a shallow container of water in which waves are produced by vibrating an object in the water, used to observe or demonstrate wave phenomena.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Prototype model has been constructed and tested in a specially designed
Will conduct small scale
dispersant effectiveness on all twenty crude oil samples.
experiments will be used to confirm that the oil selected for use in this project will form stable emulsions.
The project will test the technology in targeted hydrodynamic testing in
and controlled open sea settings.
Our experiments will be conducted in a
especially designed for testing instruments in oiled water.
mimics a wide range of breaking wave energy levels at sea.
The objectives of the project includes three series of scaled
tests and validating the various subsystems and approach.
They then build model beaches in a
and study the results when waves are generated from various angles.
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