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Wind Over Waves

Forecasting and Fundamentals of Applications

1st Edition - July 1, 2003

Authors: S G Sajjadi, J C R Hunt

Language: English
Paperback ISBN:
9 7 8 - 1 - 8 9 8 5 6 3 - 8 1 - 5
eBook ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 8 5 7 0 9 - 9 5 3 - 2

This book addresses ocean wave processes and turbulence as they affect oceanography, meteorology, marine and coastal engineering. It will enable applied mathematicians, seafarers,… Read more

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This book addresses ocean wave processes and turbulence as they affect oceanography, meteorology, marine and coastal engineering. It will enable applied mathematicians, seafarers, and all others affected by these phenomena to predict and control wave effects on shipping safety, weather forecasting, offshore structures, sediment pollution, and ice dynamics in polar regions. The focus is on analytical and computational methods for solving equations of motion and studying non-linear aspects of waves and turbulence. Results included show how sudden gusts and winds over waves can modify the mechanisms of wave-breaking and oceanic turbulence.The book records the proceedings of the Wind Over Waves conference of the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications at Churchill College, Cambridge. Co-sponsors with the IMA are the Institute of Civil Engineers and the Royal Meteorological Society.