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" When the length of the wave is great in comparison with the depth of the water, (as in the case of tide-waves,) the horizontal motion is sensibly the same from the surface to the bottom, and the vertical motion for different particles varies in the same... "
Encyclopædia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of knowledge, ed. by E ... - Page 292
by Encyclopaedia - 1845
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The penny cyclopædia [ed. by G. Long]., Volume 27

Society for the diffusion of useful knowledge - 1843 - 840 pages
...compared with the depth of the water, as in tide-waves, the horizontal motion of the particles is nearly the same from the surface to the bottom, and the vertical motion varies with the distance from the bottom. On the same supposition the vertical motion of the superior...
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Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful ..., Volume 27

1843 - 900 pages
...compared with the depth of the water, as in tide-waves, the horizontal motion of the particles is nearly the same from the surface to the bottom, and the vertical motion varies with the distance from the bottom. On the same supposition the vertical motion of the superior...
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Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Volume 7

1848 - 488 pages
...motion, except for those particles very near the bottom, where the whole motion is insensible. 6th. When the length of the wave is great, in comparison...same proportion as their height above the bottom. 7th. On the same supposition, the vertical motion of the superficial particles is very much less than...
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Scientific Papers, Volume 1

John William Strutt Baron Rayleigh - 1899 - 588 pages
...I. pp. 257—279, 1876.] The theory of waves in a uniform canal of rectangular section, in the case when the length of the wave is great in comparison with the depth of the canal and when the maximum height of the wave is small in comparison with the same quantity, was given...
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Professional Papers, Issue 31

United States. Army. Corps of Engineers - 1904 - 304 pages
...depth equal to the length of the wave the motion is diminished to TJ Yi- of that at the surface. (d) When the length of the wave is great in comparison with the depth of the water, as in the case of tide waves, the horizontal motion is sensibly the same from the surface to the bottom, and the vertical...
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New Dynamical Wave-theory of the Tides: Discovery of the Physical Cause of ...

United States. Hydrographic Office - 1926 - 126 pages
...constituting the tidal depression of depth /?. For in Tides and Waves, section 180, Sir George Airy says: When the length of the wave is great in comparison with the depth of the water (as in the case of the tide wave) the horizontal motion is sensibly the same from the surface to the bottom; and the vertical...
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Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Volume 7

Institution of Civil Engineers (Great Britain) - 1848 - 498 pages
...motion, except for those particles very near the bottom, where the whole motion is insensible. 6th. "When the length of the wave is great, in comparison...same 'proportion as their height above the bottom. 7th. On the same supposition, the vertical motion of the superficial particles is very much less than...
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Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Volume 7

Institution of Civil Engineers (Great Britain) - 1848 - 488 pages
...motion, except for those particles very near the bottom, where the whole motion is insensible. 6th. When the length of the wave is great, in comparison...same proportion as their height above the bottom. 7th. On the same supposition, the vertical motion of the superficial particles is very much less than...
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