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The form of the asymptotic depth-limited wind-wave spectrum: Part III - Directional spreading

Young, Ian

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The directional spreading of both the wavenumber and frequency spectra of finite-depth wind generated waves at the asymptotic depth limit are examined. The analysis uses the Wavelet Directional Method, removing the need to assume a form for the dispersion relationship. The paper shows that both the wavenumber and frequency forms are narrowest at the spectral peak and broaden at wavenumbers (frequencies) both above and below the peak. The directional spreading of the wavenumber spectrum is...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/57430
Source: Coastal Engineering
DOI: 10.1016/j.coastaleng.2009.09.001

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