Selection of Design Wave for Offshore Structures

by C.L. Bretschneider,

Serial Information: Journal of the Waterways and Harbors Division, 1958, Vol. 84, Issue 2, Pg. 1-37

Document Type: Journal Paper


Methods for selecting offshore structures in design wave, crest elevation, wave length and maximum horizontal particle velocity at crest; wave data from various sources, supplemented by limited amount of wave theory required for development of generalized graphs are given; information is used to revise some of original graphs of reference. (28 refs.)

Subject Headings: Offshore structures | Wave crest | Wave velocity | Particle velocity | Structural design

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