Short-term statistics of wind waves around the Turkish coast

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2004
Akbaşoğlu, Sinan
In this thesis, the wind-wave records obtained at three locations along the Turkish coasts (Alanya, Dalaman and Hopa) are analyzed. Probability distributions of individual wave characteristics (wave height, wave period and wave steepness) are obtained and compared with the model distributions. Goodness of fit of the observed distributions is checked by Chi-square test and Kolmogorov-Smirnov tests. Joint probability distribution of individual wave heights and periods is also studied and compared with the theoretical distributions. The relationships among various statistical wave height parameters and statistical wave period parameters are investigated and compared with the theoretical and reported values.

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Citation Formats
S. Akbaşoğlu, “Short-term statistics of wind waves around the Turkish coast,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2004.