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Developments in Offshore Engineering: Wave Phenomena and Offshore Topics - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780884153801, 9780080504216

Developments in Offshore Engineering: Wave Phenomena and Offshore Topics

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Author: John B. Herbich
eBook ISBN: 9780080504216
Imprint: Gulf Professional Publishing
Published Date: 18th December 1998
Page Count: 584
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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.


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© Gulf Professional Publishing 1998
18th December 1998
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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


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)

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