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Use of variational methods in the determination of wind-driven ocean circulationSimple polynomial approximations and a variational approach were used to predict wind-induced circulation in rectangular ocean basins. Stommel's and Munk's models were solved in a unified fashion by means of the proposed method. Very good agreement with exact solutions available in the literature was shown to exist. The method was then applied to more complex situations where an exact solution seems out of the question.
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Document Type
Conference Paper
Gelos, R.
(Inst. Argentino de Oceanografia Rosario, Argentina)
Laura, P. A. A.
(Instituto de Mecanica Aplicada y Estructuras)
Date Acquired
August 8, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1976
Publication Information
Publication: NASA. Langley Res. Center Advan. in Eng. Sci., Vol. 3
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Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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