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wave crest

[′wāv ‚krest]
(physics)
The position at which the disturbance of a progressive wave attains its maximum positive value.
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(2015) express the nonlinear wave crest amplitude using the Tayfun formulation (Tayfun 1980).
Caption: Figure 4: Curve of the position of wave crest and trough with time.
Figure 3 shows the numerical and experimental results (case ID: M451304 through M452204) of the cross-shore variations of the wave heights (circles), the wave crest and trough levels (triangles and inverse triangles), and the mean water levels (squares) under the different wave periods when the water depth ([h.sub.0]) is 0.45 m at the offshore boundary.
Wave Crest Oceanfront owns the resort, and it is operated by Wave Crest Hotels Resorts.
The merged sign-variable shock wave transforms into the single wave crest after 100 min of propagation.
The company said that e-payments company Wave Crest, banking and payments technologies provider FIS (NYSE:FIS), digital banking solutions provider Intelligent Environments and Visa Europe have been appointed to deliver the payments and processing systems upon which O2's next phase of financial services products will be based.
Each web has a series of ear shapes, with each ear shape having a wave crest portion.
Indicative wave crest level calculations were also conducted at five reclamation sites around Bahrain.
The electricity supplied to the grid, then, is 4.15kW per meter of converted wave crest. For a coastal town of 1,000 citizens, approximately 241m of the wave crest must be addressed.
The wave crest enters the chamber, rapidly rising the water level, pressurizing the air as to exhaust it through the opening and spin the turbine's blades (Tanasescu, 1986).
WaveMaster extracts energy by using the pressure difference between a wave trough and wave crest. The device, which is taut moored to float just under the surface of the wave trough, comprises two adjacent chambers, linked by passages which contain low head turbines.
To fulfill these requirements, the solder wave setting must be such that the top of the solder wave crest is half the board thickness, or about 1 mm lower than the top side of the board in the conveyor.