Simplified Computer Program for Ocean Wave Simulation

 
 
 
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    Analysis and design of structures located offshore involves the simulation of the ocean wave process in order to select a design load. This is a rigorous process that involves the solution of difficult mathematical equations. This study presents an efficient computer program for the simulation of the wave. The program was designed in such a way that only the wave parameters for a given location are required as input. The program then simulate the wave using Karhunen-Loeve series representation in which the eigenfunctions of Prolate Spheroidal Wave Functions are developed and used. The use of the program was demonstrated by simulating an example wave.  

     

     


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    software program; Ocean waves; wave simulation

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Article ID: 27880
 
DOI: 10.14419/ijet.v7i4.38.27880




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