Wave-Making Machine

Wave-Making Machine

 

a device for creating waves in a model basin when testing models of ships. Wave-making machines make it possible to create series of waves of given length and pitch, moving in the direction of the model’s motion or at various angles to it. They can also imitate irregular turbulence.

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