waters of the Genesis Flood. However geomorphology addresses only one aspect of structural geology. The etiological processes associated with sedimentary and igneous stratigraphy addresses yet an even more important study of Flood Geology. The general Flood model usually consists initially of a global fracture event occurring simultaneously with a global vapor canopy collapse, generating very energetic hydrodynamic processes - not the least of which is cavitation phenomena. (1) This explosive phenomenon (cavitation), resulting from exceedingly intense procession and recession of Flood waters, probably generated pressures well in excess of 200,000 psi(2) and is postulated to have occurred in the precession and the recession phases of the Flood. The paper is divided into two sections: 1. Cavitation Inception and 2. Cavitation Reduction.

The purpose of th is investigation is to demonstrate the probability that cavitation existed as in intrinsic phenomenon of the Genesis Flood . There appears no way to obviate the necessity of cavitation processes, especially when considering calculations using Barnes' minimum cavitation velocity, as well as Ehrenberger's steep slope velocity. Further, the damage propensity presented in section two demonstrates that the Flood velocities are not required to be high in order for cavitation occur.(3) This will be demonstrated via interpretation of data obtained from the work conducted at the California Institute of Technology, using comparatively low flow velocities, is related to surface tensile strengths, including the granitic types. However, a brief mathematical approach using the Bernoulli formula for constant mass flow is in order.


Creationism, cavitation, energetic, geomorphological, processes


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