Wave Generation Theory

Peter Frigaard, Michael Høgedal, Morten Christensen

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The intention of this manual is to provide some formulas and techniques which can be used for generating waves in hydraulic laboratories. Both long crested waves (2-D waves) and short crested waves (3-D waves) are considered.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationAalborg
PublisherHydraulics & Coastal Engineering Laboratory, Department of Civil Engineering, Aalborg University
Number of pages55
Publication statusPublished - 1993

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PDF for print: 56 pp.


  • Waves
  • 2-D Waves
  • 3-D Waves
  • Wave Generation
  • Wave Generation Theories
  • Long Crested Waves
  • Short Crested Waves
  • Biésel Transfer Functions
  • Random Phase Methods
  • Random Complex Spectrum Methods
  • White Noise Filtering Models
  • Inverse Fourier Transform Methods


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