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Waves in ocean engineering
Tucker, M.J.; Pitt, E.G. (2001). Waves in ocean engineering. Elsevier Ocean Engineering Book Series, 5. Elsevier: Amsterdam. ISBN 0-08-043566-1. xxv, 521 pp.
Part of: Elsevier Ocean Engineering Book Series. Elsevier: Amsterdam. ISSN 1571-9952, more

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Document type: Training material

Keywords
    Analysis; Errors; Extreme waves; Measurement; Ocean engineering; Remote sensing; Uncertainties; Water waves; Wave forecasting; Wave generation
Author keywords
    Nonlinear effects

Authors  Top 
  • Tucker, M.J.
  • Pitt, E.G.

Abstract
    "Waves in Ocean Engineering" covers the whole field of wave studies of interest to applied oceanographers and ocean engineers. It has considerable relevance to coastal engineering.
    The book is split into 12 sections, the first of which is devoted to the practical applications of wave studies and to the history of wave research. The rest of the book covers the measurement of waves, including remote sensing; the analysis and interpretation of wave data; estimating the properties of the extreme "Design Wave", as well as of the generality of waves for fatigue calculations; waves in finite depth, wave generation by wind and wave forecasting models; non-linear effects, and errors and uncertainties in wave data.

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