The paperdealswiththedirectionalanalysisofseastormsintheAtlanticandPacific Oceansandinthe MediterraneanSea.Themainfocusoftheworkistoinvestigatethevariabilityofwavedirectionsduring sea storms.Theanalysisiscarriedoutstartingfromsignificant waveheightandwavedirectiontime series. Atthe first stagestormsareselectedfromtimeserieswithoutconditionsonwavedirection. Subsequentlythedirectionalanalysisofeachstormisperformedbyconsideringthewavedirection associated toeachseastateduringthestorm.Amethodologytoclassifythe “directional storms” pertaining toacertaindirectionalsectorisproposed.Finallyatechniquetodeterminethemain directions ofoccurrenceofthestrongestseastormsandtheappropriatewidthofsectorsfordirectional analysisisproposed.Resultsareusefulfordifferentkindofapplicationssuchasdirectionallong-term predictions forthedesignprocessofangle-dependentstructuresorforwaveenergyconverterdevices.

Directional analysis of sea storms

Laface V.;Arena Felice
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2015-01-01

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The paperdealswiththedirectionalanalysisofseastormsintheAtlanticandPacific Oceansandinthe MediterraneanSea.Themainfocusoftheworkistoinvestigatethevariabilityofwavedirectionsduring sea storms.Theanalysisiscarriedoutstartingfromsignificant waveheightandwavedirectiontime series. Atthe first stagestormsareselectedfromtimeserieswithoutconditionsonwavedirection. Subsequentlythedirectionalanalysisofeachstormisperformedbyconsideringthewavedirection associated toeachseastateduringthestorm.Amethodologytoclassifythe “directional storms” pertaining toacertaindirectionalsectorisproposed.Finallyatechniquetodeterminethemain directions ofoccurrenceofthestrongestseastormsandtheappropriatewidthofsectorsfordirectional analysisisproposed.Resultsareusefulfordifferentkindofapplicationssuchasdirectionallong-term predictions forthedesignprocessofangle-dependentstructuresorforwaveenergyconverterdevices.
Significant wave height ; Wave direction ; Sea storm
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