Developments in Offshore Engineering: Wave Phenomena and Offshore Topics

Developments in Offshore Engineering: Wave Phenomena and Offshore Topics

1st Edition - December 18, 1998

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  • Author: John B. Herbich
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080504216

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Description

Drawing from experts and top researchers from around the world, this book presents current developments in a variety of areas that impact offshore and ocean engineering.

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.

Product details

  • No. of pages: 584
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Gulf Professional Publishing 1998
  • Published: December 18, 1998
  • Imprint: Gulf Professional Publishing
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080504216

About the Author

John B. Herbich

John B. Herbich, Ph.D., P.E. was W.H. Bauer Professor Emeritus of Civil and Ocean Engineering at Texas A&M University. He was a Fellow and Life Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers. He passed away in 2008.

Affiliations and Expertise

W.H. Bauer Professor Emeritus of Civil and Ocean Engineering, Texas A&M University

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