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Applications of wavelet transforms in earthquake, wind and ocean engineering
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ABSTRACT The analysis, identification, characterization and simulation of random processes utilizing both the continuous and discrete wavelet transform is addressed. The wavelet transform is used to decompose random processes into localized orthogonal basis 

Discussion of ''Study of Air-Ventilated Cavity under Model Hull on Water Surface''by KI Matveev, TJ Burnett, and AE Ockfen [Ocean Engineering 36 (12–13) 891
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The authors presented a study of the ventilated air cavity beneath a ship hull model. The aim of this discussion is to show that (a) there is a broader range of relevant literature in ship research and spillway aerator studies, and (b) model studies may be affected by 

Guidelines for responding to the effects of climate change in coastal and ocean engineering
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These guidelines have been prepared by the National Committee on Coastal and Ocean Engineering (NCCOE) of Engineers Australia (EA) and represent an update and extension of the 2004 guidelines, based on a methodology first developed in 1991, which is outlined 

Student Development in Naval Architecture, Marine and Ocean Engineering Education at UNO
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Recent changes in technology are impacting both engineering practice and engineering education. Over the past decade the UNO Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering program has grown in spite of a depressed shipbuilding/offshore industry as well as the 

On the estimation of ocean engineering design contours
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By analogy with 1-D, more natural to use constant exceedence probabilility P (X1 x1, X2 x2) than constant probability density? FORM provides contours of constant probability density? Evaluate performance of design contour estimation for simulated data

Wonders of the maritime world–design challenges in ocean engineering
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Spectacular missions to the moon, the Mars and to other planets of our solar system has boosted public attention to the outer space for the last six decades. During the same period mankind has also conquered the inner space with fantastic innovations and fabulous 

Electrical engineering aspects of ocean energy converters
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ABSTRACT This paper is intended to provide examples of some important aspects of electrical engineering of renewable energy systems and ocean energy technologies in particular. It is based on RD work in electrical engineering and system technology for all 

Satellite ocean surface winds in offshore wind engineering
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Satellite ocean surface winds from several sensors are analyzed in respect to offshore wind engineering needs. The long-term ocean wind time-series from passive microwave (SSM/I) have been compared with wind power production, wind observations on land and 

Engineering Carbon Sequestration in the Ocean
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ABSTRACT The ocean is a large sink of carbon dioxide released as a result of fossil fuel burning. This paper examines the impact of methods that might be used to increase this uptake of carbon dioxide by the ocean and the effect this will have on ocean alkalinity. 

Geosensing systems engineering for ocean security and sustainable coastal zone management
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ABSTRACT Three major threats to ocean security and coastal zone sustainability-global warming, the loss of ocean biodiversity, and pollution-are combining to threaten the ecological integrity of our marine environment and life support systems. We put forward a 

InSAR detection of residual settlement of an ocean reclamation engineering project: a case study of Hong Kong International Airport
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ABSTRACT Man-made land or islands that are reclaimed from the sea are suitable for building airports, harbors, and industry parks for material transportation because of their broad air and land spaces. However, the reclaimed foundation settlement process is of public 

3. Time Series of Ocean Data: Their Use in Offshore Engineering
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Snamprogetti's Offshore Division undertakes engineering activities in the field of offshore structures, submarine pipelines and coastal interventions. The projects vary from feasibility studies to detailed engineering for construction. The technology involved in offshore 

-Month Post-Mitigation and FDEP Hurricane Recovery Dune Restoration Project Biological Monitoring Report. Boca Raton. Coastal Planning and Engineering
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shoreline in the vicinity of Phipps Ocean Park, between Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) monuments R-118+ 700 and R-126, Palm Beach 

Offshore  Ocean Engineering
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Final Report on Contract N00014-86-K-0866 (California University, Ocean EngineeringLaboratory)
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1AD-A244 471 l1ltl IllHIl l 1 It I11 III III  Final Report: Navy Contract N00014-86-K-0866  This contract was carried out during the period 10/1/86 to 9/30/89 with a no-cost extension until 4/30/91.  Work under this contract was reported in a series of technical reports and 

tween floes in the Newfoundland ice margin, in Proc. of the 12th International Conference on Port and Ocean Engineering under Arctic Condi tions, Vol. 2,
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Future Plans The CTD data show that a sharp density front is formed as a result of ice melting, and the oceanic mixed layer beneath the ice deepens after storms. The change in the properties of the mixed layer can have im portant consequences for ice melt and distri

DIVISION OF PORT AND OCEAN ENGINEERING THE UNIVERSITY OF TRONDHEIM THE NORWEGIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY TRONDHEIM,
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P Bruun, P Johannesson ,repository.tudelft.nl ? Buoyancy D Diameter of sphere C_ Drag coefficient CT Lift coefficient CT Inertia force coefficient F Slope parallel force on object F Normal force on object on slope Fn Shear force on object Fj Inertia force on object FL Lift force on object F „? Force from the core of the 

The Ocean Engineering Committee
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There are many parameters causing uncertainties in ocean engineering tests and numerical simulations. A list of parameters has been identified. The parameters causing largest uncertainties in ocean engineering experiments involving mooring lines and dynamic 

Coastal and Ocean Engineering
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ABSTRACT This course introduces maritime engineering, encompassing coastal and ocean engineering. It concentrates on providing an understanding of the many processes at work when the tides, storms and waves interact with the natural and human environments. The 

Ocean engineering and Technology assessment: An overview
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Ralph H. Brown and Bruce K. Newhall rom the birth of the Submarine Technology Department 25 years ago through today, we have been involved in the process of assessing and developing emerging technologies for undersea warfare (USW) applications. The 

MULTIPHYSICS SPH FOR HARBOUR AND OCEAN ENGINEERING HYDRODYNAMICS
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C Ulrich, T Rung ,univ-ubs.fr Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH), Inst. of Fluid Dynamics and Ship Theory (M-8), Schwarzenbergstrae 95c, 21073 Hamburg, Germany christian. ulrich tuhh. de, thomas. rung tuhh. de Key words: Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics, Scouring, Water/ 

Kalman Filter Method In The Analysis Of Vibrations Due To Water Waves (Advanced Series OnOcean Engineering) Author: Piot
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Title: Kalman Filter Method In The Analysis Of Vibrations Due To Water Waves (Advanced Series On Ocean Engineering) Author: Piotr Wilde,Andrzej Kozakiewicz, Publisher: World Scientific Pub Co Inc Pages: 173 Published: 1993-06 ISBN-10: 9810212992 ISBN-13: 

The Ocean Engineering Committee
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Bottom founded structures have been traditionally classified in terms of their magnitude in relation to the characteristic wavelength, ?, of their wave environment, and the associated physical phenomena and analytical approaches used to treat them, as discussed by the  The mission of the Submillimeter Probe of the Evolution of Cosmic Structure program, known as SPECS, is to detect the far infrared wavelengths that contain half of the luminosity and 98% of the photons produced after the Big Bang. 33 The L2 Observer Of Kosmic Origins 

Director of Ocean Engineering, Supervisor of Salvage and Diving Naval Sea Systems Command 1333 Isaac Hull Avenue SE Stop 1070 Washington Navy Yard,
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Diving to 300-foot ocean depths began early in the last century exclusively through use of surface-supplied diving equipment. With the advent of self-contained apparatus in the 1940s, technological advances safely permitted short duration diving to depths 

Ocean Engineering Committee
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M Abe ,ittc.sname.org A suggestion to establish a new committee of the OEC had been made at the 15th ? (1978), and as regards this suggestion five discussers had been invited to the conference. They all had stated their positive views, and Prof. Yamanouchi who was the first chairman 

Ting Dai, Richard L. Wetzel, Tyler RL Christensen, and E. Amy Lewis Special Report in Applied Marine Science and Ocean Engineering# 362 Virginia Institute
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Mathematical models for estimating nonpoint sources of nitrogen and phosphorus in streamflow include export coefficients, loading functions and chemical simulation models. Export coefficients are average annual unit area nutrient loads associated with watershed 

Department of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering Independent Research in NavalEngineering Final Report
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ABSTRACT On 01 NOV 1861 the United States began its submarine program out of increasing fears in the capability of enemy forces, namely the CSS Merrimac. The result, USS Alligator, was in tow to a forward combat zone–Charleston Harbor–when it was cut loose due to 

Emerald Ocean Engineering
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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This report provides hydrodynamic climate for use in selecting design conditions for a planned Underwater Marine Sanctuary as part of the Navarre Beach State Park. The hydrodynamic parameters are water levels, wind waves, winds, water 

DEPARTMENT OF OCEAN ENGINEERING SEA GRANT PUBLICATIONS
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ABSTRACT The Tektite 2 program was a manned saturation diving program in which an undersea habitat was used to provide a base of operations for scientific divers living and working on the sea floor. In the course of this program the habitat was occupied by 48 

Nonlinear Dynamics in Ocean Engineering
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The ability to predict and characterize the dynamic behavior of ocean engineering systems prior to financial commitments of their realization is an essential element of contemporary engineering. Linear models often do not provide sufficient accuracy and reliability to 

AC 2007-49: DISTANCE LEARNING IN THE GRADUATE-LEVEL OCEAN ENGINEERINGCURRICULUM
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ABSTRACT Virginia Tech is an established leader in distance learning with 85% of departments offering some form of electronic courses 1. The graduate level Ocean Engineering curriculum is fully available to off-campus students, thus allowing professionals anywhere 

Virginia Tech Department of Aerospace and Ocean Engineering AOE 4994 Undergraduate Research Final Report Alternative Methods of Spacecraft Control
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The goal of this research is to design a preliminary system utilizing the Space Systems Simulation Laboratory (SSSL) and the VT-CAVE to explore alternative ways of controlling spacecraft simulators from within a virtual environment (VE). This research is conducted 

The Ocean Engineering Committee
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IGFM Remery ,ittc.ncl.ac.uk The EU MaxWave project is encouraging the development of an X-Band wave radar post processor to show the operator a spatial view of the wave field out to about a 2 kilometre radius, depending on the height of the wave radar. The German developed WaMosII 

Department of Ocean Engineering, MIT
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X Zhu, CH Lee ,iwwwfb.orgwww.iwwwfb.org The solutions of the boundary integral equations, with the free surface Green ?mction, suffer from the effect of 'irregular frequencies' when a body intersects the free surface. The irregular frequencies are a set of in?nite discrete resonance frequencies of the nonphysical interior 

Preservation of" grey literature" in marine science and ocean engineering
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ABSTRACT Recent interest in the historical record of marine science and ocean engineering at the Woods Hole Ocanographie Institution (WHOI) has resulted in awareness of the deteriorating physical condition of paper copies of the early technical 

Ocean Engineering Syllabus received
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CP Vendhan, SK Bhattacharyya, IIT Madras ,117.211.123.226 Pile foundation: Jacket main piles, skirt piles, driven piles, drilled and grouted piles, steel and concrete piles, axial capacity, point bearing and skin friction, factor of safety, lateral load on piles, py, tz and qz curves, pile group effect, scour around piles, seabed subsidence 

Port and ocean engineering under Arctic conditions
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PREFACE The series of conferences on Port and Ocean Engineering under Arctic Conditions (POAC) is organized biennially by national POAC committees under the long- term policy direction of the POAC International Committee. Previous POAC conferences 

by an AUV Joe Cuschieri Shahriar Negahdaripour Department of Ocean EngineeringElectrical and Computer Engineering Department Florida Atlantic
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J Cuschieri ,lirmm.fr ABSTRACT A Forward Scan (FS) sonar has been developed for use by an Ocean Explorer (OEX) class AUV. The sonar operates at a frequency of 220 KHz, with a bandwidth of 40 KHz. The sonar has a 120 degrees forward sector of view, with an azimuth resolution of 

Aerospace and Ocean Engineering Department Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Blacksburg, Virginia 16 NOVEMBER 2001
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Communication systems are a critical part of any project in the space industry. The communication system sends data collected by the spacecraft to a ground station. A practical satellite would never have been put into orbit without this ability. Even today 

Global survey and analysis of post-graduate curricula in ocean engineering
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Unesco Reports in Marine Science are designed to serve specific programme needs and to report on developments in projects conducted by the Unesco Division of Marine Sciences, including those involving collaboration between the Division and the Intergovernmental 

Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Expedition 326 Scientific Prospectus NanTroSEIZE Stage 3: plate boundary deep riser: top hole engineering
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ABSTRACT The Nankai Trough Seismogenic Zone Experiment (NanTroSEIZE) program is a coordinated, multiexpedition drilling project designed to investigate fault mechanics and seismogenesis along subduction megathrusts through direct sampling, in situ 

Department of Ocean Engineering Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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OASES is a general purpose computer code for modeling seismo-acoustic propagation in horizontally stratified waveguides using wavenumber integration in combination with the Direct Global Matrix solution technique [1, 2, 3]. It is basically an upgraded version of 

Vincent C. Rose and Gerald C. Soltz Department of Ocean Engineering University of Rhode Island Kingston, Rhode Island
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ABSTRACT A study was conducted on methods of eliminating the oil threat from sunken tankers. The following possibilities were considered:(1) destruction of the tanker and treating the oil on the surface,(2) treating the oil in the tanker, and (3) salvage of the oil. A thorough 

Prepared by: Ocean Engineering Design Class Charles Cousin Teacher: Dr. Rae
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A Gelfand, C Gonzalez, M Ramos ,my.fit.edu Figure1. 2-D right view of the hull Figure2. 2-D top view of the hull Figure3. 2-D front view of the hull Figure4. 3-D right view of the hull Figure5. 3-D top view of the hull Figure6. 3-D bottom view of the hull Figure8. View of the intake air system Figure9. View of the shroud 

Computational Intelligence in Ocean Engineering
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OMPUTATIONAL INTELLIGENCE is a generic term that includes topics in neural networks, artificial intelligence, computer vision, genetic algorithms, fuzzy logic, human-computer interaction, machine learning, intelligent robots, etc. As the intelligence is derived from 

Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Expedition 326 Preliminary Report NanTroSEIZE Stage 3: Plate Boundary Deep Riser: Top Hole Engineering
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ABSTRACT Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP) Expedition 326 was the first preparatory stage of drilling and coring of the main IODP Hole C0002F to the boundary zone between the Philippine Sea and Eurasian plates in the Nankai accretionary margin, which is one of 

Application of Remote Sensing in Ocean Wave Data Collection for Engineering Purpose
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ABSTRACT Presently, available wave data in Malaysian seas are based on visual observations from ships, oil platforms and limited wave buoys whose accuracy, reliability and comprehensiveness are often questioned. This paper presents an effort to develop a more 

Signature of Author, Joint Program in Oceanography/Applied Ocean Science and Engineering
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Our understanding of the dynamics of the upper mantle and the chemical evolution of the earth have been strongly influenced by the study of mid-ocean ridge basalts. Extraction of mid-ocean ridge basalts from the mantle has been a classical problem in igneous 


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