Wave-Making Machine | Article about Wave-Making Machine by The Free Dictionary
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
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.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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