dynamic roughness

dynamic roughness

[dī¦nam·ik ′rəf·nəs]
(oceanography)
A quantity, designated z0, dependent on the shape and distribution of the roughness elements of the sea surface, and used in calculations of wind at the surface. Also known as roughness length.
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The products, for which patents are currently pending, include the Mounting Wax Monitoring System, the Back Side Inspection System and the Dynamic Roughness Monitoring System.

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