## Proceedings of the ... International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, Volume 2American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2001 - Arctic regions |

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Our considerations were limited to the cases of waves generated by steady wind conditions and all the periods during which the wind

Our considerations were limited to the cases of waves generated by steady wind conditions and all the periods during which the wind

**direction**varied by more than + 20 ° from the mean**direction**were discarded .Page 395

It follows that the condition of all elements in the same

It follows that the condition of all elements in the same

**direction**, an usual assumption , is not a - priori a safe ... Contrarily , non - correlation of**directions**can be assumed , when more detailed information on the relative ...Page 430

It is seen that West now is the

It is seen that West now is the

**direction**with largest significant waves . ... 7.0 m 1.0 In Figure 1 , 2 and 3 empirical and fitted distribution functions are shown for the omnidirectional and the West and Southwest**directions**.### What people are saying - Write a review

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