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Hurricane Generated Seas : Volume 8 - M Ochi

Hurricane Generated Seas

Volume 8

By: M Ochi

Hardcover Published: 27th November 2003
ISBN: 9780080443126
Number Of Pages: 154

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Hurricanes are one of the most adverse aspects of the ocean environment, with the potential to cause a disastrous event for marine systems in the ocean. This is an invaluable reference for all involved in the field of naval, ocean and coastal engineering. The work clarifies hurricane generated sea conditions necessary for the design and operation of marine systems in a seaway, and provides information for the protection of near shore / onshore structures and the environment at the time of hurricane landing.
Reveals Information vital for avoidance of disastrous events experienced by ships and offshore structures
Includes detailed analysis of hurricane sea wave data obtained by buoys

Series Preface
Preface and Acknowledgements
List of Tables
Hurricane wind and sea state in the oceanp. 1
Wave spectra of hurricane-generated seas in deep waterp. 25
Transformation of wave spectra with the advance of a hurricane from deep to finite water depthp. 61
Sea severity and wave characteristicsp. 83
Hurricane landing and nearshore sea severityp. 101
Review of non-Gaussian random wavesp. 119
Referencesp. 133
Indexp. 139
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ISBN: 9780080443126
ISBN-10: 0080443125
Series: Elsevier Ocean Engineering : Book 8
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 154
Published: 27th November 2003
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.0 x 16.5  x 0.33
Weight (kg): 0.4