Design wave estimation considering directional distribution of waves

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dc.contributor.author SanilKumar, V.
dc.contributor.author Deo, M.C.
dc.date.accessioned 2008-07-02T04:53:48Z
dc.date.available 2008-07-02T04:53:48Z
dc.date.issued 2004
dc.identifier.citation Ocean Engineering, Vol.31; 2343-2352p.
dc.identifier.uri http://drs.nio.org/drs/handle/2264/1136
dc.description.abstract The design of coastal and offshore structures requires design significant wave height having a certain return period. The commonly followed procedure to estimate the design wave height, does not give any consideration to the directions of waves approaching a site. Based on available one year measured data for three locations along the Indian coast and 18 years ship reported data for regions covering locations 1 and 3, the design wave height was estimated based on the method taking into account the directional distribution of H sub(s). The conventionally obtained omni-directional 100-year design H s value was found to be marginally lower with a reduction factor of 4.6%at 23 m water depth and 0.5% at 15 m water depth when recalculated using directional H sub(s) distribution as basis.
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Elsevier
dc.rights Copyright [2004]. It is tried to respect the rights of the copyright holders to the best of the knowledge. If it is brought to our notice that the rights are violated then the item would be withdrawn.
dc.subject design wave
dc.subject wave direction
dc.subject wave height
dc.subject coastal structures
dc.subject approximation
dc.subject wave data
dc.title Design wave estimation considering directional distribution of waves
dc.type Journal Article


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