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Maximum Wave Crests in Heavy Seas

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T. H. Dawson

Ocean Engineering Program, U. S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD 21402

J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng 122(3), 222-224 (Dec 17, 1999) (3 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1287039 History: Received July 03, 1998; Revised December 17, 1999
Copyright © 2000 by ASME
Topics: Waves , Seas
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Dawson,  T. H., Kriebel,  D. L., and Wallendorf,  L. A., 1996, “Markov Description of Wave-Crest Statistics,” ASME J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng., 118, pp. 37–45.
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