wave height


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wave height

The vertical distance between trough and crest, usually expressed in feet. See also wave.
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However, this approach is not suitable for the largest wave heights, where the envelope wave height 2[rho] can be higher than 2.
1] and 5 m (Eb) of current velocity and wave height respectively in perpendicularly direction, decreasing 1,853 to 1,549 kg for the case where the longline system operates surface and 1,752 to 1,213 kg for case where it operates submerged (Fig.
DNV GL verified that the hydraulic stage of the Power Take-Off (PTO) showed excellent performance and electricity was generated even in very mild conditions of about 1m significant wave height.
The current six-month trial, which began in June, has found the buoy pitch and roll less than 5[degrees] from vertical in conditions with a significant wave height of 4.
In the present study, waves are considered large, the wave height is 3 meters and the wave period is 4 seconds.
Another frequently used assumption is that the ratio of certain measures, characterizing the roughest waves, and the mean wave height varies insignificantly [16], which is correct, for example, for wave systems having a Pierson-Moskowitz spectrum.
FIGURE 1 SHOWS a solder skip, due mainly to incorrect wave height, as there is no evidence of solder on the pad or the termination.
Few people inherently understand the concept of wave height, says Bernard: "They don't know what a 3-meter or 6-meter tsunami means.
Meteorology officials reported wave height of up to four metres with winds at 90 kilometres per hour.
Twin Otters produced by Canadian de Havilland have a capacity of 19 seats and can easily land at a wave height of 1.
Early reviews found an increase in the mean wave height over the whole of the North Atlantic and North Sea, possibly since 1950, of about 2%/year (Bacon and Carter, 1991, 1993).