Hurricane Design Wave Practices

by C.L. Bretschneider,

Serial Information: Journal of the Waterways and Harbors Division, 1957, Vol. 83, Issue 2, Pg. 1-33

Document Type: Journal Paper


Methods for obtaining hurricane design waves for offshore and coastal structures; Energy Index concept originally proposed by R.O.REID is used to obtain design hurricane for deep water wave conditions; techniques are employed for computing wind waves over shallow bottom taking bottom friction into account.

Subject Headings: Wind waves | Hurricanes and typhoons | Sustainable development | Offshore structures | Wind power | Energy methods | Sea water | Ocean waves

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