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

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perturbation expansion discussed in the previous section ... The problem is that

high frequency

**WAVE**KINEMATICS AND THE HYBRID**WAVE**MODEL The conventionalperturbation expansion discussed in the previous section ... The problem is that

high frequency

**waves**can be carried far from z = 0 by the low frequency**waves**.Page 180

FIGURE 3 : Sensitivity of mean surge offset to number of

discretization of angular cosine distribution . Sensitivity of mean surge offset to

numb . of

FIGURE 3 : Sensitivity of mean surge offset to number of

**wave**headings used indiscretization of angular cosine distribution . Sensitivity of mean surge offset to

numb . of

**wave**headings ( cos ' ( theta ) distribution -**waves**only ) FIGURE 4 ...Page 459

ABSTRACT The average

height and the zero - crossing

represents an important sea state characteristic . For design purposes the

extreme ...

ABSTRACT The average

**wave**steepness defined in terms of the significant**wave**height and the zero - crossing

**wave**period ( or the spectral peak period )represents an important sea state characteristic . For design purposes the

extreme ...

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