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Wave Height Distribution in Mixed Sea States

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German Rodriguez

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

C. Guedes Soares

Unit of Marine Technology and Engineering, Instituto Superior Técnico, 1049-001 Lisboa, Portugale-mail: guedess@alfa.ist.utl.pt

Mercedes Pacheco, E. Pérez-Martell

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

J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng 124(1), 34-40 (Oct 01, 2001) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1445794 History: Received August 01, 2001; Revised October 01, 2001
Copyright © 2002 by ASME
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Figures

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Target spectra associated with each one of the nine groups of sea states used to examine the wave height probability distribution. Free parameters for each spectrum are given in Table 1.
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Exceedance probability observed for swell dominated sea states (solid dots) and probabilities predicted by the Rayleigh Eq. (5) [□⊖□⊖□⊖□], Weibull Eq. (8) [–×–×–×–], Naess Eq. (10) [□□□□□], Vinje Eq. (13) [□|-□|-□|-□], and Tayfun Eq. (14) [□⊟□⊟□⊟□] models.
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Exceedance probability observed for wind-sea dominated sea states and probabilities predicted by the Rayleigh, Weibull, Naess, Vinje, and Tayfun models (denoted as in Fig. 2)
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Exceedance probability observed for sea-swell energy equivalent sea states and probabilities predicted by the Rayleigh, Weibull, Naess, Vinje, and Tayfun models (denoted as in Fig. 2)

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