The dispersion relation equation is used to directly compute wave number and wave length to compliment water wave pressure sensor readings. Waves are measured to help coastal engineering to better mitigate coastal infrastructures. Various given wave periods and water depths are used to show how the dispersion relation equation could compute wave length. Also, shallow and deep-water approximations are formulated from the dispersion relation equation and the results are compared.
"Calculating Water Wavelength Using Dispersion Relation and Approximation,"
Undergraduate Journal of Mathematical Modeling: One + Two:
2, Article 3.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5038/2326-3622.214.171.12402 Available at: https://digitalcommons.usf.edu/ujmm/vol9/iss2/3
Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 4.0 License.
Arcadii Grinshpan, Mathematics and Statistics
Ping Wang, School of Geosciences
Problem Suggested By: