Developments in Offshore Engineering: Wave Phenomena and Offshore Topics


  • John B. Herbich, John B. Herbich, Ph.D., P.E., is W.H. Bauer Professor Emeritus of Civil and Ocean Engineering at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. He is a Fellow and Life Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and consults extensively for industry.


Book information

  • Published: December 1998
  • ISBN: 978-0-88415-380-1


A collection of 10 technical papers by various authors-topics is well described both with mathematical equations and analyses, along with photos, diagrams and graphs. (World Dredging, Mining & Construction)

Table of Contents

Wave Mechanics: The Green-Nahgdi theory of fluid sheets for shallow-water waves. The Cnoidal theory of water waves. Equation for numerical modeling of wave transformation in shallow water. Nearshore wave prediction models for coastal engineering applications. Offshore Topics: Mooring dynamics of offshore vessels. Cable dynamics for offshore applications. Modeling laws in ocean engineering. Hydrodynamics of offshore structures. Underwater acoustics. Life support for diving. Index.