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Numerical Modeling of Sea Waves

Numerical Modeling of Sea Waves

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  • ISBN-13: 9783319329147
  • Publisher: Springer
  • Release Date: Jun 26, 2016
  • Edition: 1st ed. 2016
  • Pages: 330 pages
  • Dimensions: 0.81 x 9.21 x 6.14 inches

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Presenting a novel approach to wave theory, this book applies mathematical modeling to the investigation of sea waves. It presents problems, solutions and methods, and explores issues such as statistical properties of sea waves, generation of turbulence, Benjamin-Feir instability and the development of wave fields under the action of wind. Special attention is paid to the processes of dynamic wind-wave interaction, the formation of freak waves, as well as the role that sea waves play in the dynamic ocean/atmosphere system. It presents theoretical results which are followed by a description of the algorithms used in the development of wave forecasting models, and provides illustrations to assist understanding of the various models presented. This book provides an invaluable resource to oceanographers, specialists in fluid dynamics and advanced students interested in investigation of the widely known but poorly investigated phenomenon of sea waves.

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