Oil Containment By Boom in Waves and Waves Part III: Containment Failure

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dc.contributor.author Fang, Fangxin en_US
dc.contributor.author Johnston, Archie en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-12-21T02:32:38Z
dc.date.available 2009-12-21T02:32:38Z
dc.date.issued 2001 en_US
dc.identifier 2004004426 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Fang Fangxin and Johnston Archie 2001, 'Oil Containment By Boom in Waves and Waves Part III: Containment Failure', American Society of Civil Engineers, vol. 127, no. 4, pp. 234-239. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0733-950X en_US
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/4313
dc.description.abstract The numerical simulation of interfacial waves and waves on the free surface of an oil slick under combined current and wave conditions is presented in a companion paper. The present paper focuses on the application of a numerical model developed by Fang and Johnston that numerically predicts the relationship between oil containment failure velocity and wave/wind parameters. Comparative laboratory experiments have been undertaken in a 24-m-long, 0.4-m-wide, 0.4-m-deep wave flume. Detailed comparisons and discussions of the computed and experimental results are provided. The effects of oil viscosity and density on oil containment failure velocity receive particular attention, and the influences of other parameters such as oil volume and boom draft, are also quantified. It is concluded that the developed numerical model provides an economic, convenient, and effective method of predicting oil containment failure under various sea conditions. en_US
dc.publisher American Society of Civil Engineers en_US
dc.title Oil Containment By Boom in Waves and Waves Part III: Containment Failure en_US
dc.parent Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal and Ocean Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers en_US
dc.journal.volume 127 en_US
dc.journal.number 4 en_US
dc.publocation USA en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 234 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 239 en_US
dc.cauo.name FEIT.School of Elec, Mech and Mechatronic Systems en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 099999 en_US
dc.personcode 0000024194 en_US
dc.personcode 990574 en_US
dc.percentage 80 en_US
dc.classification.name Engineering not elsewhere classified en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.staffid 990574 en_US


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