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Image sequence analysis of water surface waves in a hydraulic wind wave tank
Author(s): Christian M. Senet; Nicole Braun; Philipp A. Lange; Joerg Seemann; Heiko Dankert; Friedwart Ziemer
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Paper Abstract

The spatio-temporal distribution and evolution of wave fields is measured by the acquisition of optical video image sequences. An experiment at the wind wave flume of the University of Hamburg was performed to measure small-scale processes at the water surface. From the image sequences, image spectra are calculated by a 3D Fast Fourier Transformation. This spectral description is limited to stationary and homogeneous wave fields and therefore other techniques which are designed for local scales are applied.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 October 1999
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 3804, Algorithms, Devices, and Systems for Optical Information Processing III, (1 October 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.363959
Show Author Affiliations
Christian M. Senet, GKSS Research Ctr. (Germany)
Nicole Braun, Univ. Hamburg (Germany)
Philipp A. Lange, Univ. Hamburg (Germany)
Joerg Seemann, GKSS Research Ctr. (Germany)
Heiko Dankert, GKSS Research Center and Univ. of Rostock (Germany)
Friedwart Ziemer, GKSS Research Ctr. (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3804:
Algorithms, Devices, and Systems for Optical Information Processing III
Bahram Javidi; Demetri Psaltis, Editor(s)

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