Skip navigation
Skip navigation

The effects of topography on mixing rates in controlled exchange flows

Hughes, Graham; Prastowo, Tjipto; Griffiths, Ross; Hogg, Andrew

Description

We examine irreversible mixing in buoyancy-driven baroclinic exchange flows past bottom topography. In all cases the shear between the counter-flowing layers is unstable in the vicinity of a hydraulic control situated above the topography. The overall amount of irreversible turbulent mixing produced by overturning billows during a given time is determined from measurements of vertical density profiles after the exchange. The potential energy changes are used to evaluate the global mixing...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Conference paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/34717
Source: Proceedings of International Symposium on Environmental Hydraulics 2010

Download

File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Hughes_The_effects_of_topography_on_2010.pdf92.51 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy
02_Hughes_The_effects_of_topography_on_2010.pdf3.39 MBAdobe PDF    Request a copy
03_Hughes_The_effects_of_topography_on_2010.pdf141.36 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy
04_Hughes_The_effects_of_topography_on_2010.pdf82.37 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy
05_Hughes_The_effects_of_topography_on_2010.pdf833.21 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy


Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  23 August 2018/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator