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Tides and Tidal Streams


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Preface; 1. The tide-raising forces. Lunar and solar tides. The combined wave; 2. The tides as they exist; 3. Definitions. Approximate tidal prediction by means of non-harmonic tidal constants; 4. Approximate tidal prediction by means of tidal differences; 5. Finding the height of the tide at times between high and low water; 6. Exact tidal predictions; 7. Approximate tidal prediction by means of harmonic tidal constants; 8. Oceanic currents and tidal streams; 9. Tides and tidal streams in hydrographical surveying; Appendix 1. Tables I-VI, for the calculation of approximate tidal prediction by means of harmonic constants; Appendix 2. Table VII, harmonic tidal constants for certain ports; Tables VIII and IX, for the calculation of tidal stream velocities.

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Originally published in 1922, this book was written to provide 'the modern seaman' with a practical guide to the causes of tidal phenomena.

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