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" ... 17. A tidal bore is formed when the water is so shallow at low water that the first waves of flood tide move with a velocity so much less than that due to the succeeding part of the tidal wave, as to be overtaken by the subsequent waves, or wherever... "
Hydraulic tables, to aid the calculation of water and mill power, water ... - Page liv
by Nathaniel Beardmore - 1852 - 92 pages
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Report of the Committee on Waves: Appointed by the British Association at ...

British Association for the Advancement of Science. Committee on Waves, John Scott Russell - Waves - 1838 - 80 pages
...anterior surface rising more rapidly, and its posterior surface descending more slowly than in deep water. 17- A tidal bore is formed when the water is so shallow...waves of flood tide move with a velocity so much less thtm that due to the succeeding part of the tidal wave, as to be overtaken by the subsequent waves,...
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Treatise on the Improvement of the Navigation of Rivers: With a New Theory ...

William Alexander Brooks - River engineering - 1841 - 154 pages
...preceded it. We may safely state that in all rivers " the first waves of flood tide move with a velocity much less, than that due to the succeeding part of the tidal wave," and yet as the formation of the bore is but an exception to the state in which we find rivers, we must...
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The practice of engineering field work, applied to land, hydrographic, and ...

W. Davis Haskoll - Technology & Engineering - 1858 - 324 pages
...when the depth of the water is not greater than their height above the level. A tidal bore is fonncd when the water is so shallow at low water that the...with a velocity so much less than that due to the succceding part of the tidal wave as to be overtaken by the subsequent waves, or wherever the tide...
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Canal and river engineering: being the article "Inland navigation," from the ...

David Stevenson - Nature - 1858 - 165 pages
...their breadth. 5. A tidal bore is formed when the water is so shallow that the first waves of flood move with a velocity so much less than that due to the succeeding parts of the tidal wave as to be overtaken by the subsequent parts, or whenever the tide rises so rapidly...
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Manual of Hydrology ...

Nathaniel Beardmore - Hydraulic engineering - 1862 - 384 pages
...waves of translation, and obeying the laws already mentioned, always break when the depth of the waler is not greater than their height above the level....much less than that due to the succeeding part of the ttdal wave, as to be overtaken by the subsequent waves, or wherever the tide rises so rapidly, and...
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Arts and Sciences: Or, Fourth Division of "The English Encyclopedia", Volume 2

Charles Knight - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1866
...principles thus established by Mr. Scott Russell, " a tidal bore is formed when the water is so shallow that the first waves of flood tide move with a velocity...much less than that due to the succeeding part of the tidal-wave, as to be overtaken by the subsequent waves, or wherever the tide rises so rapidly, and...
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The Principles and Practice of Canal and River Engineering

David Stevenson - Canals - 1872 - 347 pages
...their breadth. 5. A tidal bore is formed when the water is so shallow that the first waves of flood move with a velocity so much less than that due to the succeeding parts of the tidal wave as to be overtaken by the subsequent parts, or whenever the tide rises so rapidly...
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Manual of Hydrology: Containing. Hydraulic and other tables. Rivers, flow of ...

Nathaniel Beardmore - Hydraulic engineering - 1906 - 388 pages
...waves — they are partial displacements at the surface, which do not extend to considerable depth?, and are therefore totally different in character from...in the river is so shallow that the height of the rirst wave of the tide is greater than the depth of the fluid at that place. Hence in deep water vessels...
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