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Statistics of Wave Crests From Models vs. Measurements

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Marc Prevosto

IFREMER—Centre de BREST, BP 70, 29280 Plouzané, France Fax +33 (0)2-98-22-46-50e-mail: marc.prevosto@ifremer.fr

George Z. Forristall

Shell Global Solutions International, B.V. Volmerlaan 8, 2280AB Rijswijk, The Netherlands

J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng 126(1), 43-50 (Mar 02, 2004) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1641795 History: Received October 01, 2002; Revised January 01, 2003; Online March 02, 2004
Copyright © 2004 by ASME
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Figures

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Crest height ratios, Hs over 4.5 m
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Crest height ratios, 4.0<Hs<4.5 m
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Crest height ratios, 3.5<Hs<4.0 m
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Crest height ratios, 3.0<Hs<3.5 m
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MSVB Crest heights all-over campaign
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EB Crest heights all-over campaign
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Waverider Crest heights all-over campaign
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Trough depth ratios, 4.0<Hs<4.5 m
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Model vs. empirical, Rayleigh model
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Model vs. empirical, Narrowband model
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Model vs. empirical, Prevosto model
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Model vs. empirical, Forristall model
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Models vs. empirical, WACSIS site water depths
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Models vs. empirical, water depth 30 m
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Models vs. empirical, water depth 1000 m

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