The paper surveys the linear potential theory for water wave diffraction, with emphasis on the prediction of wave forces acting on fixed bodies, and the reflection and transmission characteristics of simple body forms. (Author)

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Also available in Applied Mechanics Reviews, pp1-7, January 1972.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Department of Ocean Engineering, 77 Massachusetts Avenue
    Cambridge, MA  United States  02139
  • Authors:
    • Newman, J N
  • Publication Date: 1972-1

Media Info

  • Pagination: 8 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00034714
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Contract Numbers: N00014-67-A-02040023
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 29 1973 12:00AM