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Wave Group Statistics of Numerically Simulated Mixed Sea States

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German R. Rodriguez, Luis Ferrer

Departmento de Fı́sica, Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 35017 Las Palmas, Spain

C. Guedes Soares

Unit of Marine Technology and Engineering, Instituto Superior Técnico, 1049-001 Lisboa, Portugal

J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng 122(4), 282-288 (Jul 28, 2000) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1313532 History: Received January 07, 1999; Revised July 28, 2000
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Mean JONSWAP target spectrum, observed (diamonds) and predicted (circles) by Kimura’s model probabilities of run and total run lengths; bars indicate ±1 standard deviation of simulated values
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Swell-dominated target spectra, and observed (diamonds) and predicted (circles) by Kimura’s model probabilities of run and total run lengths; bars indicate ±1 standard deviation of simulated values
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Wind-sea-dominated target spectra, and observed (diamonds) and predicted (circles) by Kimura’s model probabilities of run and total run lengths; bars indicate ±1 standard deviation of simulated values
Grahic Jump Location
Energy equivalent wind-sea and swell target spectra, and observed (diamonds) and predicted (circles) by Kimura’s model probabilities of run and total run lengths; bars indicate ±1 standard deviation of simulated values

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