0
RESEARCH PAPERS

The Bivariate Distribution of Wave Heights and Periods in Mixed Sea States

[+] Author and Article Information
G. Rodríguez

Department of Physics, Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 35017 Las Palmas, Spain

C. Guedes Soares

Unit of Marine Technology and Engineering, Instituto Superior Técnico, Av. Rovisco Pais, 1049-001 Lisboa, Portugal

J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng 121(2), 102-108 (May 01, 1999) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.2830073 History: Received August 01, 1998; Revised December 03, 1998; Online December 17, 2007

Abstract

The probabilistic structure of the bivariate distribution of sea wave heights and periods in sea states with two-peaked spectra is examined by means of numerically simulated wave records. Two-peaked sea states are classified in nine representative groups, in terms of two dimensionless parameters. The asymmetric and bimodal nature of the distribution is examined for each one of these two parameters.

Copyright © 1999 by The American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Your Session has timed out. Please sign back in to continue.

References

Figures

Tables

Errata

Discussions

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related Journal Articles
Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In