## Proceedings of the ... International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, Volumes 1-2American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1991 - Arctic regions |

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OCCURRENCE OF EXTREME WAVES WITH RESPECT TO SIGNIFICANT

WAVE

Technologie et Informatique IFREMER – Centre de BREST Plouzané , France -

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OCCURRENCE OF EXTREME WAVES WITH RESPECT TO SIGNIFICANT

WAVE

**HEIGHT**Agnès Robin and Michel Olagnon Direction Ingénierie ,Technologie et Informatique IFREMER – Centre de BREST Plouzané , France -

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5 WAVE

close to 1.0 , Te is the mean time interval ... of ” freak waves " ( 4 , 13 ) is the wave

steepness which is defined as the ratio of the wave

5 WAVE

**HEIGHTS**AND WAVE PERIODS 7 , mean of T / Tc , is a function of eclose to 1.0 , Te is the mean time interval ... of ” freak waves " ( 4 , 13 ) is the wave

steepness which is defined as the ratio of the wave

**height**to the wave length .Page 50

The distribution of the significant wave

L years , Hmol ( t ) , is then given by ... that a stationary sea state is reasonably

well characterized by the significant wave

The distribution of the significant wave

**height**in the most severe sea state duringL years , Hmol ( t ) , is then given by ... that a stationary sea state is reasonably

well characterized by the significant wave

**height**and the spectral peak period .### What people are saying - Write a review

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### Contents

SPECIAL SESSION HYDRODYNAMICS | 1 |

HYDRODYNAMIC FORCES | 29 |

SECONDORDER EFFECTS | 113 |

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acting amplitude analysis angle applied approach approximately assumed average body boundary cable calculated circular cylinder coefficients compared comparison components computed considered constant corresponding cylinder damping depth described determined diffraction direction distribution domain drag drift force effect element Engineering equation estimates experimental experiments expressed field Figure floating flow fluid follows free surface frequency function given height horizontal hydrodynamic incident included increase integral irregular waves length lift force linear loads mass maximum mean measured method mode mooring motion natural nonlinear obtained Ocean Offshore oscillation period phase platform points position potential predicted present pressure problem random range regular relative represents respectively response second order second-order separation ship shown shows simulation solution spectrum structure surge Table tests theory values velocity vertical vortex wave forces