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(II) understanding gravity current
generated by low velocity terminal

• Gravity current

•Archimedes number (gDTd
/ TV2)

• Two factors

• Depth of near field, XD. (defined by a distance where V=0.25m/s at 0.1m)

• Far field velocity, Vf.

diffuser

low entraintment

maximum draft at some distance from floor

near field

far field